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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shaped in the form of a horse's saddle.

Usage examples (32)
  • Particularly useful for creating complex shapes, like saddle-shaped curves (curves in 2 dimensions).
  • Its saddle-shaped ridge would protect their flanks, and the swale behind offered a northward line of retreat.
  • Another great volcano, with a saddle-shaped summit, also emitted from its immense crater little jets of steam.
  • He was mostly white but had a chestnut-brown saddle-shaped patch that reached over his back and down his sides almost to his belly. for more
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