globosity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n globosity the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Globosity Sphericity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n globosity The quality of being globose; sphericity.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. globositas,: cf. F. globosité,

Usage

In literature:

When young, the stem is globose, afterward becoming club-shaped or cylindrical.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXI., No. 531, March 6, 1886" by Various
When young, the stems are globose, afterwards becoming club-shaped or cylindrical.
"Cactus Culture For Amateurs" by W. Watson
The fruit is succulent, black and globose, and contains four stones.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Fruit globose or very slightly pear-shaped, remaining on the tree throughout the winter.
"Handbook of the Trees of New England" by Lorin Low Dame
Abdomen globose, sometimes rufo-fuscous, or the base obscurely rufous.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
The early watches were clumsy affairs, often globose in shape, with a detached outer case.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Cydariform: globose, but truncated at two opposite sides.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The fruit is a drupe, globose, fleshy, and devoid of bloom.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 456" by Various
Grain is oblong or sub-globose.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
The =pileus= is very fleshy, nearly globose, then convex to nearly expanded, smooth, or rarely the surface is broken into minute scales.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
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