AskDefine | Define globoid

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Etymology

From globus, globe + εἶδος.

Noun

  1. A spherical representation or projection of a sphere or ellipsoid.
    A globoid is always round.
  2. Mathematical connotation of globe.
    Pictures of planets and moons are usually presented as globoids.

Synonyms

Adjective

  1. Of, or pertaining to, a globe
    It's presented in globoid form.

Related terms

References

  • American Heritage 2000
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