KJV Dictionary Definition: oblate


OBLA'TE, a. L. oblatur, offero; ob and fero, to bear.

Flattened or depressed at the poles; as an oblate spheroid, which is the figure of the earth.


OBLA'TENESS, n. The quality or state of being oblate.


OBLA'TION, n. L. oblatio, from offero; ob and fero, to bear or bring.

Any thing offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice.

Bring no more vain oblations. Is. 1.