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globoid

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] globus, Old French globe + Ancient Greek εἶδος (eidos), form, likeness).

Noun

Singular
globoid

Plural
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  1. (mathematics) A spherical representation or projection of a sphere or ellipsoid.
    A globoid is always round.
  2. Mathematical connotation of globe.
    Pictures of planets and moons are usually presented as globoids.

Synonyms

Adjective

globoid (not comparable)

Positive
globoid

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (mathematics) Of, or pertaining to, a globe
    It's presented in globoid form.

Related terms

References

  • globoid” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.

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