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Oblate Ellipsoid

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Oblate Ellipsoid - definition(s)

oblate ellipsoid - [mathematics] An ellipsoid created by rotating an ellipse around its minor axis. The shape of the earth approximates an oblate ellipsoid with a flattening ratio of 1 to 298.257.


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