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prolate

having a polar diameter of greater length than the equatorial diameter

prolate

[′prō‚lāt]
(science and technology)
Pertaining to a body that is extended or elongated in the direction of an axis of symmetry.
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Stretching in the ductile shear zone under constructional regime caused to propagation the prolate strain ellipsoid shape.
kruseana, have endocarps that are prolate to obovoid, with a smooth surface lacking punctae (Fig.
5, these pellets have a generally prolate to oblate shape and are usually comprised of distinct zones of oriented clay domains to give a mosaic-speckled b-fabric (Fig.
Thereafter, a brief configuration of the prolate spheroidal system and the eigenfunctions associated with it is developed in Section 3, whereas the sought solution is constructed step by step and the electromagnetic low-frequency fields assume infinite series expansions in terms of prolate spheroidal eigenfunctions.
The relation (8) that is valid for spherical objects can be generalised for oblate and prolate ellipsoids [32].
Slepian, "Prolate spheroidal wave functions, fourier analysis, and uncertainty--V: the discrete case," Bell System Technical Journal, vol.
In our study, the anterior surface of the corneal cross section is prolate, which is consistent with most previous results.
Modeling the observed deformation using Mogi and prolate spheroid sources has allowed us to estimate the magma source location, excessive pressure, the shape of the source, and volume changes during the preeruption and coeruption periods.
The study was titled "CALIFA reveals prolate rotation in massive early-type galaxies: A polar galaxy merger origin?" It appeared online Oct.
The pollen morphology of the genus Arabis (Brassicaceae) istricolpate, but some of them are 2- and 4-colpate, prolate-spheroidal, subprolate, suboblate, prolate and oblate, polar axis and equatorial axis are 11.76-38.22 m (Mutlu and Erik, 2012).
The pollen shape of Cornaceae changes between spheroidal and prolate (Erdtman, 1952; Stafford and Heath, 1991; Perveen and Qaiser, 2002), and its aperture type is tricolporate (Chao, 1954; Wodehouse, 1959).
In Colombia, pollen grains of Magnoliaceae have been described as monocolpate, prolate and subprolate.