globular

Part of speech: adjective

Spherical.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Fulgence Marion.