from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shaped like a globe.


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  • The room was vibrant with elaborate color schemes, crispy white table linen, globe-shaped candleholders, and low lighting.

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  • He's speaking of the brand's globe-shaped enamel cuff links — one an emerald green, the other a starry indigo — that the company's founder, Italian bon vivant Fulco di Verdura created for his dear friend Cole Porter when that famous song debuted.

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  • The old girders now line a grand hallway paved in slate and lit by a line of globe-shaped pendants evocative of votive candles.

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  • Or has a globe-shaped tumor growing out of his shoulder - take your pick.

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  • Both of the brothers worked for years marketing that liqueur, in its distinctive globe-shaped bottle; both were left to figure out what to do next when, in 2006, their father sold Chambord to Brown-Forman -- the liquor behemoth behind Jack Daniel's -- for about $250 million.

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  • This same image of circular globe-shaped mini worlds orbiting around each other follows us right down to the microcosmos.

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  • The geniuses at Microsoft Research have now rolled this touch technology into a globe-shaped PC, aptly named Microsoft Sphere.

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  • VivaTerra's Ms. Dahan offered globe-shaped pendant lamps made of intertwined vines but canceled them after they didn't do well.

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  • On a 172-hectare artificial island off Dubai, architect Rem Koolhaas is designing Waterfront City, which plans a dense grid of Manhattan-like skyscrapers, punctuated by a mirrored globe-shaped building and a spiraling tower.

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  • By night these two hardworking women set a lamp between them; and the light, concentrated by two globe-shaped bottles of water, showed the elder the fine network made by the threads on her pillow, and the younger the most delicate details of the pattern she was embroidering.

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