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Bowl-shaped   /boʊl-ʃeɪpt/   Listen

Having a concave shape with an open top like a bowl.

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"Bowl-shaped" Quotes from Famous Books

... were late, for when they paused a moment in the entrance of the huge, bowl-shaped amphitheater, a sharp gust of hand-clapping, broken by shrill whistling and shriller cat-calls, met them. Far out across that room Old Jerry saw two figures, glistening damp under the lights, crawl through the ropes that penned in a high-raised ...
— Once to Every Man • Larry Evans

... a mile from the stables John Straker's overcoat was flapping from a furze-bush. Immediately beyond there was a bowl-shaped depression in the moor, and at the bottom of this was found the dead body of the unfortunate trainer. His head had been shattered by a savage blow from some heavy weapon, and he was wounded on the thigh, where there was a long, clean cut, inflicted evidently ...
— Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Words linked to "Bowl-shaped" :   concave

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