Oblate spheroid

Pronunciation: /ˈɒbleɪt ˈsfɪər ɔɪd/ ?

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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