Synonyms for prolate

Synonyms for (adjective) prolate

Synonyms: egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, prolate, oviform, ovoid, oval, oval-shaped, ovate

Definition: rounded like an egg

Similar words: rounded

Definition: curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged

Usage: low rounded hills; rounded shoulders


Synonyms: watermelon-shaped, prolate

Definition: having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter

Usage: a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis

Similar words: cucumber-shaped

Definition: shaped like a cucumber