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Meaning of "onion-shaped" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ONION-SHAPED

onion-shaped  [ˈʌnjənˌʃeɪpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ONION-SHAPED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Onion-Shaped is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ONION-SHAPED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of onion-shaped in the English dictionary

The definition of onion-shaped in the dictionary is bulb-shaped; shaped like an onion.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ONION-SHAPED


almond-shaped
ˈɑːməndˌʃeɪpt
barrel-shaped
ˈbærəlˌʃeɪpt
bell-shaped
ˈbɛlˌʃeɪpt
boat-shaped
ˈbəʊtˌʃeɪpt
brickshaped
ˈbrɪkˌʃeɪpt
cigar-shaped
sɪˈɡɑːˌʃeɪpt
crescent-shaped
ˈkrɛs əntʃeɪpt
diamond-shaped
ˈdaɪəməndˌʃeɪpt
egg-shaped
ˈɛɡʃeɪpt
fan-shaped
ˈfænˌʃeɪpt
gourd-shaped
ˈɡʊədˌʃeɪpt
heart-shaped
ˈhɑːtʃeɪpt
L-shaped
ˈɛlʃeɪpt
O-shaped
ˈəʊˌʃeɪpt
oval-shaped
ˈəʊvəlˌʃeɪpt
pear-shaped
ˈpɛəʃeɪpt
T-shaped
ˈtiːˌʃeɪpt
U-shaped
ˈjuːˌʃeɪpt
V-shaped
ˈviːˌʃeɪpt
wedge-shaped
ˈwɛdʒʃeɪpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ONION-SHAPED

ongoings
onie
onion
onion dome
onion fly
onion gravy
onion johnny
onion ring
onion soup
onion weed
Onions
onionskin
oniony
oniscoid
Onitsha
onium compound
onium salt
onkus
onlay
online

WORDS THAT END LIKE ONION-SHAPED

caped
cropped
developed
dropped
equipped
escaped
go pear-shaped
heaped
kidney-shaped
landscaped
shipped
stepped
stopped
striped
swapped
to go pear-shaped
unreaped
unsoaped
well-shaped
wrapped

Synonyms and antonyms of onion-shaped in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «onion-shaped» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ONION-SHAPED

Find out the translation of onion-shaped to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of onion-shaped from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «onion-shaped» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

洋葱形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

forma de cebolla
570 millions of speakers

English

onion-shaped
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्याज के आकार का
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على شكل البصل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

луковичными
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em forma de cebola
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পেঁয়াজ-আকৃতির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en forme d´ oignon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbentuk bawang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zwiebelförmig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タマネギ形
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

양파 모양의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Shaped trikatuka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hành tây - hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெங்காயம்-வடிவ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कांदा-आकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

soğan şekilli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a forma di cipolla
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

warstwowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

цибулинними
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în formă de ceapă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρεμμύδι σχήμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bolvormige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lök - formade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

løk - formet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of onion-shaped

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ONION-SHAPED»

The term «onion-shaped» is normally little used and occupies the 135.594 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ONION-SHAPED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about onion-shaped

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ONION-SHAPED»

Discover the use of onion-shaped in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to onion-shaped and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Antique Trader Bottles Identification & Price Guide
$100-125 Onion-Shaped Wine Bottle Olive green, 6-3/8” h x 5” d, pontil-scarred base, rough sheared top with applied lip. English 1680-1685 ................... $2,200- 2,400 Onion-Shaped Wine Bottle Yellow amber with olive tone, 6-1/4” h x 4-3/4” d , ...
Michael Polak, 2012
2
The Origin and Evolution of the Universe
After many years of research, it is still unclear whether they are all egg-shaped ( prolate) or onion-shaped (oblate) or whether there are some of both shapes. This has been a difficult issue to settle because we have only one view of the cosmos.
Ben Zuckerman, Matthew Arnold Malkan, 1996
3
Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns
Three slight variants of it are shown here ; but there were other forms a little different, the globe sometimes becoming flattened, onion-shaped in fact, as in the model of the London at the Trinity House ; and more commonly pear-shaped, ...
L. G. Carr Laughton, 2012
4
Heritage Places of Singapore
Each pediment is characterised by a minaret topped with an onion-shaped dome, and surmounted with a crescent moon and star. Above the centre of the prayer hall is a hexagonal dome that is the focal point of the religious building. From its ...
Wan Meng Hao, 2011
5
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Tegumen with moderately sclerotised ovate frame with small lobe-shaped muscle attachments, a ventrally split, onion-shaped top with apex (?uncus) blunt and nipple-shaped (A. monochroa) or produced into a sharp point (A. stenampyx) , and ...
Marianne Horak, 2006
6
Gardens for All Seasons
Most bulbs are roughly onion shaped. The cone-shaped anemones and the ranunculas, which have claw-like structures at one end, are actually corms. Bulbs are made up of expanded fleshy leaf bases formed in concentric circles. The leaf  ...
Mary Horsfall, 2012
7
Frommer's Israel
To the east are the lower slopes of the Mount of Olives, the Russian Magdalene Church, with its many onion-shaped golden domes, and the Tomb of the Virgin. Midway up the Mount of Olives is a large, modern, white structure with many levels ...
Robert Ullian, 2010
8
Shameful Innocence
Sarah thought the onion shaped domes atop each tower looked like upside down radishes. The very centre of these domes each had a much thinner tip which tapered to a point resembling the radish root to Sarah. The cathedral was multi ...
Theresa Chevalier, 2009
9
The Bolsheviks: Twilight of the Romanov Dynasty
"But Ev, I always thought Russian Orthodox Catholic Churches all had great big onion-shaped domes. I don't see a one. Instead, they all either look like European gothic cathedrals or the Parthenon in Greece. What gives?" Charge d' Affaires ...
John D. Loscher, 2009
10
Concise Encyclopedia of Composite Materials
By using stirrers of different shapes, pitch fibers with random, onion, and quasi- onion shaped microstructures can be obtained. Edie et al. (1994) used rectangular extrusion capillaries to develop ribbon shaped fibers with a linear transverse ...
Andreas Mortensen, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ONION-SHAPED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term onion-shaped is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Holy Apostles Orthodox Church doubling its worship area
The chapel has a gold, onion-shaped cupola commonly seen on Orthodox churches in Russia, but an unusual sight in rural Oklahoma. «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
2
an unlikely time capsule
... she leads up the steps of Christ the Saviour, an imposing Russian Orthodox cathedral with onion-shaped domes that was completed in 2006. «The Australian, Jul 15»
3
The Syllabus: Higher ed photo safari
This onion-shaped building is a temporary food court that replaces the food court in the now-demolished Memorial Student Union. (More on ... «Greensboro News & Record, Jul 15»
4
Peak experience
We watched this onion-shaped cloud form above Mount Baker in the distance, as we skied down from Hidden Lake Peaks. Shot with a Nikon ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
5
Colourful architecture, rich history and reindeer salami: Discover the …
Built under the rule of Emperor Alexander II, its bell towers and turrets are topped with distinctive onion-shaped domes which dominate the ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Slovakia's wooden treasures
Often the domed onion-shaped roofs include spires with decorative crosses. Most are set on a foundation of stone and the buildings, often ... «The Slovak Spectator, Jul 15»
7
Star Wars: Dark Disciple Review
One mixed metaphor about onion-shaped buildings is particularly contradictory. The novel clearly spells out that Ventress uses her flirtation as ... «Den of Geek!, Jul 15»
8
Orthodox church gets a new old look
The drum is the structure on top of the roof that holds up the onion-shaped dome with the recognizable Russian Orthodox Cross on top. «Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Jul 15»
9
Book your ticket for White Nights of St. Petersburg
The church resembles St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow with its richly decorated facade and onion-shaped domes. The building also serves as a ... «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
10
Century Elementary kids learn about Russia through dance
Seated in a circle around Sevigny, the children read about the brightly-colored, onion-shaped domes of St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow and ... «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Onion-Shaped [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/onion-shaped>. May 2021 ».
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