a) The condition of being prolate
b) The degree to which something is prolate

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  • prolateness — See prolately. * * * …   Universalium

  • prolateness — pro·late·ness …   English syllables

  • prolateness — noun see prolate II * * * proˈlateness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑prolate …   Useful english dictionary

  • prolate — prolately, adv. prolateness, n. /proh layt/, adj. elongated along the polar diameter, as a spheroid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its longer axis (opposed to oblate). [1685 95; < L prolatus, ptp. of proferre to bring forward,… …   Universalium

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