ŏbʹlāt´, ŏ-blātʹ) adjective. 1. Having the shape of a spheroid generated by rotating an ellipse about its shorter axis, oblat. 2. Having an equatorial diameter greater than the distance between poles; compressed along or flattened at the poles, oblat
oblate adjective. (geometry) buntal: the earth is an oblate spheroid, bumi ialah sferoid buntal.