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spherule

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spher=ule

CIDE DICTIONARY

spherulen. [L. spherula: cf. F. sphérule.].
     A little sphere or spherical body; as, quicksilver, when poured upon a plane, divides itself into a great number of minute spherules.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

spherule, n. a small sphere.

Derivative
spherular adj.
Etymology
LL sphaerula dimin. of L sphaera (as SPHERE)

ROGET THESAURUS

spherule

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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