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Noun: spheroid  'sfeer,oyd or 'sfe,royd
  1. A shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axes
    "it looked like a sphere but on closer examination I saw it was really a spheroid";
    - ellipsoid of revolution

Derived forms: spheroids

Type of: round shape

Encyclopedia: Spheroid