Prolate Spheroid

Pronunciation: /ˈproʊ.leɪt ˈsfɪər.ɔɪd/ Explain
A prolate spheroid is a surface of revolution obtained by revolving an ellipse about its major axis.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, prolate spheroid. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 145. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Prolate Spheroid. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
7/18/2018: Changed title to common format. (McAdams, David E.)
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