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globular

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CIDE DICTIONARY

globulara. [Cf. F. globulaire.].
     Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
Globular chart, a chart of the earth's surface constructed on the principles of the globular projection. -- Globular projection (Map Projection), a perspective projection of the surface of a hemisphere upon a plane parallel to the base of the hemisphere, the point of sight being taken in the axis produced beyond the surface of the opposite hemisphere a distance equal to the radius of the sphere into the sine of 45 -- Globular sailing, sailing on the arc of a great circle, or so as to make the shortest distance between two places; circular sailing.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

globular, adj.
1 globe-shaped, spherical.
2 composed of globules.

Derivative
globularity n. globularly adv.

THESAURUS

globular

bulblike, bulbous, ellipsoid, global, globate, globe-shaped, globed, globelike, globoid, globose, hemispheric, obovoid, orb, orbed, orbic, orbicular, orbiculate, orblike, orby, ovoid, sphere-shaped, spherelike, spheric, spheriform, spheroid

ROGET THESAURUS

globular

Rotundity

N rotundity, roundness, cylindricity, sphericity, spheroidity, globosity, cylinder, cylindroid, cylindrical, barrel, drum, roll, roller, rouleau, column, rolling-pin, rundle, cone, conoid, pear shape, egg shape, bell shape, sphere, globe, ball, boulder, bowlder, spheroid, ellipsoid, oblong spheroid, oblate spheroid, prolate spheroid, drop, spherule, globule, vesicle, bulb, bullet, pellet, pelote, clew, pill, marble, pea, knob, pommel, horn, knot (convolution), curved surface, hypersphere, hyperdimensional surface, rotund, round, cylindric, cylindrical, cylindroid, columnar, lumbriciform, conic, conical, spherical, spheroidal, globular, globated, globous, globose, egg shaped, bell shaped, pear shaped, ovoid, oviform, gibbous, rixiform, campaniform, campanulate, campaniliform, fungiform, bead-like, moniliform, pyriform, bulbous, tres atque rotundus, round as an orange, round as an apple, round as a ball, round as a billiard ball, round as a cannon ball.


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