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Synonyms for disklike

having a flat circular shape

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Lillya, "Infrared spectroscopic characterization of ultrathin films of disklike molecules on metallic substrates," J.
William Herschel, who discovered these objects late in the 18th century, named them for their disklike appearance through his telescope.
You'll be able to learn what consumers like and disklike, how they react to packaging, and what colors or style patterns they prefer.
For our purposes the significant aspect of it is Auster's reading of the canvas as an antirepresentational text, one whose mimetic details (the disklike moon centered over a lake, a stream dividing the landscape in two, the left bank and its Indian teepee, the right with a large tree and solitary horseman) are significantly undone by Blakelock's painterly brushstrokes and, still more important, by his apparently lunatic disregard for realistic color: an underwash of green pigment shows "beneath the cracked glazes" (138) and suffuses the moonstruck figures in a weirdly serene hue.
The disklike plane is where most stars in the Milky Way are born and die and, therefore, where most supernovas would be expected to explode.
In contrast, He3-1357 has a disklike structure with a bubble bursting out on each side.
TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING Spin a vial of blood in a centrifuge, and the red and white blood cells, as well as the disklike platelets responsible for normal clotting, sink to the bottom.
A flattened, disklike shape would imply that the halos are made of normal matter such as hydrogen gas or objects that formed from it, such as dim dwarf stars.
Twisted loops that are not actually knotted also serve as boundaries of disklike surfaces--but here the disks may be extremely convoluted.
This indicates one can discern the disklike attributes of lenticular galaxies even in a small telescope.
This is what happened to our solar system's Kuiper Belt, the disklike reservoir of comet nuclei now extending beyond Pluto's orbit.
Sinuous undulations propel its disklike body in glides and swoops along the seafloor.
Arthur Wolfe (University of California at San Diego) and his colleagues have argued that these broad absorption features come from disklike systems of gas and stars that are well along the way to becoming the normal giant galaxies of today, including substantial doses of heavy elements already processed through stars.
A glowing, disklike form with multiple thin "ringles" prompted ready comparison with similar-looking Voyager images of the much more substantial rings of Saturn.
Soon swollen, featureless ellipticals became known as "early-type" galaxies, while disklike objects with spiraling arms were labeled "late-types.