What does the word globular mean?

Usage examples for globular

  1. " The nest was a large globular structure, composed externally of dried reed- leaves, very loosely put together, the egg- cavity deep and lined with fibres. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. He thus eliminated the substance crystal, and at the same time established the empirical law that the passage of light through transparent mediums of a globular or prismatic shape was a causal antecedent of the rainbow colours. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  3. When the wind has passed, the balloon, which has been pressed into a concave form by the wind, suddenly resumes its globular form with a loud noise heard at a great distance. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion