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Synonyms for ellipsoid

a surface whose plane sections are all ellipses or circles

having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid

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Why is random packing denser for ellipsoids than for spheres?
62, the PET particles were transformed from spheres and ellipsoids to rod-like particle, finally to well-defined microfibers, and the maximum and average diameters of PET particles reduced steadily while the minimum fiber diameter remained constant.
surface area of an ellipsoid in 3-dimensional space
The deformability D is expressed in terms of the lengths and breadths of the deformed ellipsoid as
The model was divided into oxide and sulphide categories and separate variogram and search ellipsoids were developed for both copper and gold.
8) the Jefferies orbits were suppressed and the ellipsoids had a tendency to align as their relative motion was partly stabilized by mutual hydrodynamic interactions.
Ecstatica II takes these graphic techniques one step further, including more complex characters (up to twice as many ellipsoids per character as in the original game) and more detailed environments for players to explore.
The ellipses and ellipsoids of Mueller's recent work may often be abstracted from the forms of a seated Buddha, but their buoyant dispersal in and interdependence with the velvety gases, rings, and nebulae of the ground, as well as their elusive lunar radiance, are more immediately reminiscent of outer space.
3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Fullerenes Fullerenes are a group of carbon molecules that are available in various forms such as ellipsoids, spheres, and hollow tubes.
Fortunately, soon after Kepler's sphere-packing theorem was proved, someone managed to extend it to ellipsoids, but I suspect that the shape of eggs, being thicker at one end than the other, which is what I meant by appending the word 'oblate', must make the problem more tricky.
Shortly before leaving the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf in 1977, she began making elegant and spare wooden ellipsoids and hyperboloids that lie horizontally on the floor, with segments taken out and colors added in.
ellipsoids or flexible coils), and to higher concentrations.
Fourier transforms that vanish outside ellipsoids and outside Cartesian products of balls are also considered.
The CIEDE2000 equation includes an additional term that rotates the ellipsoids in the blue region when plotted in L* a* b* space.