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ellipsoid

English

Noun

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 Singular ellipsoid Plural {{{1}}}
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1. (mathematics) a surface, all of whose cross sections are elliptic or circular (includes the sphere)
2. (geography) Such a surface used as a model of the shape of the earth.
Here the geoid is thirty meters below the ellipsoid.

Derived terms

• ellipsoid of revolution

Translations

 Finnish: ellipsoidi German: Ellipsoid n. Swedish: ellipsoid c.

ellipsoid (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})
 Positive ellipsoid Comparative{{{1}}} Superlative{{{2}}}
1. (mathematics) of or pertaining to an ellipse; ellipsoidal
2. Shaped like an ellipse; elliptical.
3. Shaped like a symmetrical oval that is evenly tapered on both ends.

Derived terms

• ellipsoid geodesic
• ellipsoid method
• ellipsoid packing
• subellipsoid

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for ellipsoid Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

ellipsoid c.

1. (mathematics) ellipsoid

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