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Noun Concept
Categories: Geodesy, Circles, Trigonometry, Celestial mechanics, Articles with short description
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oblateness  ellipticity  flattening  Inverse flattening  first flattening
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The property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles WordNet 3.0
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The property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Flattening is a measure of the compression of a circle or sphere along a diameter to form an ellipse or an ellipsoid of revolution respectively. Wikipedia
The compression of a circle or sphere into an ellipse or an ellipsoid Wikipedia Disambiguation
A measure of compression between circle to ellipse or sphere to an ellipsoid of revolution Wikidata
A measure of this flattening that is a function of the ellipse's equatorial and polar radii. Wiktionary
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The oblateness of the planet WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
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