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Saucer-shaped   /sˈɔsər-ʃeɪpt/   Listen

Having a concave shape like a saucer.

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"Saucer-shaped" Quotes from Famous Books

... his horse until he came to a kind of pouch, guarded by a thick growth of aspens. The front of these he skirted, plunged into them at the farther edge, and followed a narrow trail which wound among them till the grove opened upon a saucer-shaped valley in which nestled a little log cabin. Lights gleamed from the windows hospitably and suggested the comfortable warmth of a log fire and good-fellowship. So many a hunted man had thought as he emerged from that grove to look down upon the valley nestling ...
— A Texas Ranger • William MacLeod Raine

... the sape early in the afternoon, at a time when they felt sure the Germans were at work in their tunnel. I saw the result the next day. A saucer-shaped depression about twenty-five feet in diameter, and perhaps two feet deep, had appeared in No Man's Land. Even the stumps of two ...
— A Volunteer Poilu • Henry Sheahan

Words linked to "Saucer-shaped" :   concave

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