round shape

Definitions of round shape
  1. noun
    a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
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    anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop
    cone, cone shape, conoid
    a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    disc, disk, saucer
    something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    coil, curl, curlicue, gyre, ringlet, roll, scroll, whorl
    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    convolution, swirl, vortex, whirl
    the shape of something rotating rapidly
    ellipsoid of revolution, spheroid
    a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axes
    a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center
    a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
    a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
    toroid, torus
    a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
    something long, light, slender, and often curling
    brake drum, drum
    a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
    core, magnetic core
    (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories
    cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
    cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
    shank, stem
    cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
    intervertebral disc, intervertebral disk
    a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)
    a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave
    a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave
    (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
    (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
    conglobation, conglomeration
    a rounded spherical form
    funnel, funnel shape
    a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
    ball, globe, orb
    an object with a spherical shape
    barrel, drum
    a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
    pipe, tube
    a hollow cylindrical shape
    bead, drop, pearl
    a shape that is spherical and small
    dot, point
    a very small circular shape
    a whorl of leaves growing around a stem
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    form, shape
    the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
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