Definition of spheroidal in US English:

spheroidal

adjective

  • See spheroid

    • ‘The nodules are white, spheroidal, flattened in the plane of bedding, and typically 3-10 cm in diameter.’
    • ‘All sound elements were cleaned and finished with modern paints; broken elements were replaced in cast spheroidal graphite iron to exactly the same sections as the originals.’
    • ‘The adult ovary may present marked deviations from its typical form, sometimes being unusually long, spheroidal, flattened, triangular, crescentric, or otherwise irregular.’
    • ‘The open conformation would easily associate with the surface of a spheroidal particle that is much larger in size.’
    • ‘Similar results are obtained for more general spheroidal shapes such as ellipsoid.’

Pronunciation

spheroidal

/sfiˈroidl//sfɪˈrɔɪdl/