globularness

Definitions

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

In literature:

The bowls are filled with sand when objects of a globular form are to be made.
"Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879" by James Stevenson
Why should it not be a globular atmosphere?
"Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms" by T. Bassnett
Heads generally nearly globular and quite hard.
"Cabbages and Cauliflowers: How to Grow Them" by James John Howard Gregory
The latter have cilia surrounding the head, which is globular.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Of first importance, are the round or globular vases with more or less constricted necks.
"Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made" by William H. Holmes
We all went out onto the bridge, and across the pit to the equator of the two-thousand-foot globular ship.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
Her eyes were large, globular, and blue as turquoise.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
The vesicles are sometimes small and pointed, sometimes more voluminous and globular in form.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
There are three or more little globular bodies floating about like balloons.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
He told them, that all round things were globular, all square things flat-sided.
"A Lecture On Heads" by Geo. Alex. Stevens
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In poetry:

There was an Old Person of Hurst,
Who drank when he was not athirst;
When they said, 'You'll grw fatter,'
He answered, 'What matter?'
That globular Person of Hurst.
"Limerick: There was an Old Person of Hurst" by Edward Lear

In news:

The scales of justice and the serpent's head provide a nice balance of distant galaxies and globular clusters.
A visual survey of Centaurus reveals a fuzzy star — Omega — that happens to be the sky's brightest globular cluster, NGC 5139.
Constellation Corona Borealis , globular cluster M9, and the Lobster Nebula.
This zoomed-in image from the Dark Energy Camera of the center of the globular star cluster 47 Tucanae, which lies about 17,000 light years from Earth.
A multitude of galaxies and one glorious globular cluster highlight this pair of celestial horses.
Herschel's Garnet Star, open cluster M39, and globular cluster Palomar 12.
Globular Clusters of Stars, From a Young Galaxy.
Turn your eyes skyward for globular cluster season.
Silvery-blue Spica, the only prominent star in the constellation Virgo, acts as your guide to the Omega Centauri globular star cluster.
Summer splendors, such as globular clusters and planetary nebulae, dominate the Serpent-Bearer.
The designer used them with emotional effect for summer 2012 but this time they were gleaming, globular decoration to fit the circular transparent plastic hats carried in the models' hands.
Filled with Milky Way treasures, the scorpion offers a cornucopia of open and globular clusters as well as bright nebulae.
Silvery-blue Spica , the only prominent star in the constellation Virgo, acts as your guide to the Omega Centauri globular star cluster.
Star clusters , or globular clusters , contain highly concentrated ancient stars, which are often about 10 billion years old and bound tightly together by gravity.
Globular clusters are clumps of old stars, some as many as 10 billion years old, making them some of the oldest observable structures in the universe.
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In science:

We investigated the distribution of the X-ray point sources in NGC 720 in order to compare to the distributions of the X-ray gas, optical light, and globular clusters.
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
The globular clusters have a similar distribution to the optical light; however, the X-ray gas does not.
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
However, it would be perhaps more unusual to have such a non-uniform distribution of background sources, and several of these sources are globular cluster candidates.
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
However, four of the these sources seem to correspond to globular cluster candidates.
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
After this paper was submitted, evidence was published for the existence of intermediate mass black holes at the center of two globular clusters, G1 and M15 (Gebhardt, Rich, & Ho 2002; Gerssen et al. 2002a; Gerssen et al. 2002b; van der Marel et al. 2002).
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
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