Synonyms of prolate


1. prolate (vs. oblate), watermelon-shaped, cucumber-shaped, rounded

usage: having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter; "a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis"

2. egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate, rounded (vs. angular)

usage: rounded like an egg

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