Definition of Ellipsoid of revolution

1. Noun. 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"

Exact synonyms: Spheroid
Generic synonyms: Round Shape
Derivative terms: Spheroidal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ellipsoid Of Revolution

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ellipsoid of revolution (current term)
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Literary usage of Ellipsoid of revolution

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1. A History of the Mathematical Theories of Attraction and the Figure of the by Isaac Todhunter (1873)
"prolate ellipsoid of revolution in II. We will develop his argument. Begin with the sphere having CA for radius ; if we change the radius which lies along ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The capacity С of the ellipsoid of revolution is therefore given by the expression C~2jJ v7?+7J ' l_l f * л (7) If the ellipsoid is one of revolution round ..."

3. On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences by Mary Somerville (1840)
"FIGURE OF THE EARTH, SUPPOSING IT TO BE AN ellipsoid of revolution. MENSURATION OF A DEGREE OF THE MERIDIAN. COMPRESSION AND SIZE OF THE EARTH FROM DEGREES ..."

4. A System of Analytic Mechanics by Benjamin Peirce (1855)
"When the ellipsoid is a homogeneous oblate ellipsoid of revolution the various formula) become Ay. = Ay, ' -j- (r2 — Al + Al} tan2* = Al — Al: * ; Px f ..."

5. Elements of Analytic Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1886)
"Ellipsoid of Revolution. An Ellipsoid of Revolution, or Spheroid, is a surface that may be generated by an ellipse revolving about one of its axes. ..."

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