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Definition of Oblate

Oblate
Oblate Ob*late", a. [L. oblatus, used as p. p. of offerre to bring forward, offer, dedicate; ob (see Ob-) + latus borne, for tlatus. See Tolerate.] 1. (Geom.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid. 2. Offered up; devoted; consecrated; dedicated; -- used chiefly or only in the titles of Roman Catholic orders. See Oblate, n. Oblate ellipsoid or spheroid (Geom.), a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its minor axis; an oblatum. See Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid.
Oblate
Oblate Ob*late", n. [From Oblate, a.] (R.C.Ch.) (a) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates. (b) One of the Oblati.

Meaning of Oblate from wikipedia

- Orthodox, Anglican and Methodist), an oblate is a person who is specifically dedicated to God or to God's service. Oblates are individuals, either laypersons...
- ball. If the ellipse is rotated about its minor axis, the result is an oblate (flattened) spheroid, shaped like a lentil. If the generating ellipse is...
- Oblate Father refers to an Oblate who is a priest, notably as a member of one of the following Catholic orders: Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Oblate...
- Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System, being only larger than Mercury. In English, Mars carries the...
- The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) is a missionary religious congregation in the Catholic Church. It was founded on January 25, 1816, by...
- The Oblate Sisters of Providence is a Roman Catholic women's religious institute, founded by Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange (1784 - 1882), OSP, and Rev. James...
- The Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (Latin: Oblati Sancti Francisci Salesii, O.S.F.S.) are a congregation of Roman Catholic priests and brothers who follow...
- Oblate School of Theology is a Catholic graduate school for theological studies in San Antonio, Texas. It is run by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate...
- Oblate Youth Australia (OYA) is a network of Catholic youth who identify with a particular Charism of the Religious order of The Missionary Oblates of...
- Oblate spheroidal coordinates are a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system that results from rotating the two-dimensional elliptic coordinate system...
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