prolate

[adj] - having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter
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Prolate

Pro'late adjective [ Latin prolatus , used as past participle of proferre to bring forth, to extend; pro + latus , past participle See Pro- , and Tolerate . ] Stretched out; extended; especially, elongated in the direction of a line joining the poles; as, a prolat
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Prolate

Pro·late' transitive verb To utter; to pronounce. [ Obsolete] 'Foun-der-ed; prolate it right.' B. Jonson.
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prolate

Stretched out; extended; especially, elongated in the direction of a line joining the poles; as, a prolate spheroid; opposed to oblate. Prolate cycloid. See the Note under Cycloid. ... <geometry> Prolate ellipsoid or spheroid, a figure generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its major axis. See Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid
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prolate

watermelon-shaped adjective having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter; `a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis`
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Prolate

• (a.) Stretched out; extended; especially, elongated in the direction of a line joining the poles; as, a prolate spheroid; -- opposed to oblate. • (v. t.) To utter; to pronounce.
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prolate

• Rounded like an set. • Having a polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter. See also spheroid.
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