Antonyms of adj prolate

2 senses of prolate

Sense 1
prolate (vs. oblate), watermelon-shaped -- (having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter; "a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis")

oblate (vs. prolate), pumpkin-shaped -- (having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles)

Sense 2
egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate -- (rounded like an egg)

INDIRECT (VIA rounded) -> angular, angulate -- (having angles or an angular shape)

Similarity of adj prolate

2 senses of prolate

Sense 1
prolate (vs. oblate), watermelon-shaped -- (having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter; "a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis")
       => cucumber-shaped -- (shaped like a cucumber)
          Also See-> rounded#1

Sense 2
egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate -- (rounded like an egg)
       => rounded (vs. angular) -- (curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders")

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