round shape

Definitions of round shape

n 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
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(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories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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