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Rounded and circular shapes

ball

noun

a round or nearly round object or shape

balloon

noun

a circle around the words spoken by characters in cartoon drawings

band

noun

a flat narrow piece of cloth with the ends joined together to form a circle

band

noun

a narrow circular piece of rubber or metal, often placed around something to support it

bowl

noun

part of an object with a round shape like a bowl

bubble

noun

a ball of air or gas in a liquid

bubble

noun

a ball of air or gas in a substance that has become solid

bubble

noun

a ball made of a thin outer layer of soap or bubble gum

bubble

noun

a structure that is round like a bubble

bubble

noun

the circle around the words said by people in a cartoon

bulge

noun

a shape that curves outward on the surface of something, often made by something under it or inside it

circle

noun

a round shape consisting of a curved line that completely encloses a space and is the same distance from the center at every point. Something in the shape of a circle is circular

coil

noun

a long thin piece of something that forms rings or curls

coil

noun

something that has a long curved shape

cone

noun

an object with a circular base that rises to a point. Something in the shape of a cone is conical

crescent

noun

a curved shape that is wide in the middle and pointed at the ends. The moon sometimes has this shape.

cup

noun

something that is small, round, and has an empty space inside

curl

noun

something long and thin that has a curved or circular shape

curve

noun

a shape or line with a gradual smooth bend

cylinder

noun

an object shaped like a wide tube

disk

noun

a flat circular object or shape

dome

noun

an object shaped like the top half of a ball

ellipse

noun

a shape similar to a circle but longer than it is wide

figure eight

noun

the shape of the number 8

globe

noun

a round object

half-moon

noun

something in the shape of a half-moon

heart

noun

a shape that represents love

helix

noun

a shape formed by a long, continuously curving line

hemisphere

noun

one half of a sphere (=object shaped like a ball)

hoop

noun

an object in the shape of a circle, usually made of metal, plastic, or wood

hump

noun

a large round shape that rises above a surface or above the ground

lobe

noun

a round part of something, especially a part of a leaf or a large section of your brain

loop

noun

a round shape or curve made by a line curling back toward itself

orb

noun

an object that has a perfectly round shape

ring

noun

an object in the shape of a circle

ring

noun

a line or shape that forms a ring

semicircle

noun

half of a circle

sickle

noun

a curved shape

sphere

noun

an object that is shaped like a ball

spiral

noun

a shape that looks like a set of circles inside each other, made by one line curving inside itself

spiral

noun

a shape made by something that curves around a central line or post and along its length

swell

noun

the round shape of something

trumpet

noun

something shaped like the wide end of a trumpet

tube

noun

an object shaped like part of a pipe

wave

noun

a shape that has a series of curves, or a single one of these curves

wind

noun

a curve or bend in something

wreath

noun

something that is in the shape of a circle

oval

noun

roundness

noun

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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