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Wednesday Word: Oblate

Oblate - adjective.

Oblate is the antonym of prolate. Both are concepts probably learned a long, long time ago in math class but you see it every day in charts and diagrams. Oblate is a spheroid flattened at the poles and generated along the shorter axis. As always, a picture explains the concept best!


Spheroid examples


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