Oblate Spheroid

Pronunciation: /ˈɒbleɪt ˈsfɪər ɔɪd/ Explain

Oblate spheroid - A flattened sphere.
Figure 1: Oblate spheroid.

An oblate spheroid is a type of ellipsoid that can be constructed by rotating an ellipse on its minor axis.

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McAdams, David E. Oblate Spheroid. 7/18/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/oblatespheroid.html.

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7/18/2018: Changed title to common format. (McAdams, David E.)
8/5/2010: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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