Definition of Pumpkin-shaped

1. Adjective. Having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles.

Exact synonyms: Oblate
Also: Rounded
Derivative terms: Oblateness
Antonyms: Prolate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pumpkin-shaped

pumphoods
pumping
pumping iron
pumping lemma
pumping lemmas
pumping lemmata
pumping station
pumping up
pumpion
pumpions
pumpjack
pumpjacks
pumpjet
pumpjets
pumpkin
pumpkin-shaped (current term)
pumpkin ash
pumpkin head
pumpkin pie
pumpkin pies
pumpkin seed
pumpkin vine
pumpkineer
pumpkineers
pumpkinification
pumpkinless
pumpkinlike
pumpkins
pumpkinseed
pumpkinseeds

Literary usage of Pumpkin-shaped

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"pumpkin-shaped Balloon (safe). and a third at the fifth foot ; nothing, of course, at the sixth foe* "r ..."

2. Suppers: novel suggestions for social occasions by Paul Pierce (1907)
"... natural in appearance are appropriate for the head prizes, while pumpkin emery bags and pumpkin-shaped blotters will please the winners of the boobies. ..."

3. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"... oval pumpkin-shaped object. The colonnettes framing the panels rest on high vertical pedestals with a single deeply recessed elongated coffer or flute ..."

4. In Tuscany: Tuscan Towns, Tuscan Types and the Tuscan Tongue by Montgomery Carmichael (1906)
"He hands each ball to a boy who places it in the pumpkin-shaped receptacle. This boy is the instrument chosen by Dame Fortune to draw the numbers, ..."

5. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"Pumpkin hoods of thickly wadded wool were prodigiously hot head-coverings; they were crudely pumpkin shaped. Knitted hoods, under such names as "comforters ..."

6. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"Pumpkin hoods of thickly wadded wool were prodigiously hot head-coverings; they were crudely pumpkin shaped. Knitted hoods, under such names as "comforters ..."

7. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1861)
"... probably varieties (for there were two sorts) of Porter's Valparaiso squash. One of them was round, or pumpkin-shaped, and yellow; the other turbi- ..."

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