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OBLONG [2 records]

Record 1 2000-03-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Architectural Design

French

Domaine(s)
  • Conception architecturale
DEF

Se dit d'une partie de construction ou de plan dont la longueur est parallèle à l'axe de l'ensemble qui comprend cette partie.

Spanish

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Record 2 1995-07-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mathematics
  • Botany
DEF

Elongated in one dimension.

OBS

Descriptive of a flat organ broader than linear but maintaining its width with little change for a considerable part of its length. Also describing a solid object, such as a fruit or seed, which is essentially cylindric or prismatic and therefore appears oblong when viewed from the side.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mathématiques
  • Botanique
DEF

Qui est plus long que large, ou moins haut que large.

Spanish

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