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G globosaGlobe Globe, n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of
yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.]
1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose
surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a
ball; a sphere.
2. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape;
as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.
3. The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by
the definite article. --Locke.
4. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of
the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial
globe; -- called also artificial globe.
5. A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a
circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans,
answering to the modern infantry square.
Him round A globe of fiery seraphim inclosed.
Globe amaranth (Bot.), a plant of the genus Gomphrena
(G. globosa), bearing round heads of variously colored
flowers, which long retain color when gathered.
Globe animalcule, a small, globular, locomotive organism
(Volvox globator), once throught to be an animal,
afterward supposed to be a colony of microscopic alg[ae].
Globe of compression (Mil.), a kind of mine producing a
wide crater; -- called also overcharged mine.
Globe daisy (Bot.), a plant or flower of the genus
Globularing, common in Europe. The flowers are minute
and form globular heads.
Globe sight, a form of front sight placed on target rifles.
Globe slater (Zo["o]l.), an isopod crustacean of the genus
Globe thistle (Bot.), a thistlelike plant with the flowers
in large globular heads (Cynara Scolymus); also, certain
species of the related genus Echinops.
(a) A ball valve.
(b) A valve inclosed in a globular chamber. --Knight.
Globose Glo*bose", a. [L. globosus.]
Having a rounded form resembling that of a globe; globular,
or nearly so; spherical. --Milton.
Globosely Glo*bose"ly, adv.
In a globular manner; globularly.
LobosaLobosa Lo*bo"sa, n. pl. [NL. See Lobe.] (Zo["o]l.)
An order of Rhizopoda, in which the pseudopodia are thick and
irregular in form, as in the Am[oe]ba. Mimusops globosaChicle Chic"le, n., Chicle gum Chicle gum [Amer. Sp.
A gumlike substance obtained from the bully tree (Mimusops
globosa) and sometimes also from the naseberry or sapodilla
(Sapota zapotilla). It is more plastic than caoutchouc and
more elastic than gutta-percha, as an adulterant of which it
is used in England. It is used largely in the United States
in making chewing gum. Mimusops globosaGutta-percha Gut"ta-per`cha, n. [Malay gutah gum + pertja the
tree from which is it procured.]
A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the
Malayan archipelago, especially by the Isonandra, or
Dichopsis, Gutta. It becomes soft, and unpressible at the
tamperature of boiling water, and, on cooling, retains its
new shape. It dissolves in oils and ethers, but not in water.
In many of its properties it resembles caoutchouc, and it is
extensively used for many economical purposes. The Mimusops
globosa of Guiana also yields this material.
Subglobose Sub`glo*bose", a.
Not quite globose.
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