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Spherical Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey
  • of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere; "spherical geometry"

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Spherical Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A sphere is a shape in space that is like the surface of a ball. Most of the time, the terms ball and sphere are used as the same. But in mathematics, the precise (exact) definition only allows points in the 3 dimensional space which are uniformly and symmetrically located at a fixed length called radius of the sphere.

Examples of these are basketballs, superballs, and playground balls.

In other places sphere means the earth.

A sphere is the 3 dimensional analogue of a circle.

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'Spherical' example sentence in quotations

* . . . for until that God who rules all the region of the sky. . . has freed you from the fetters of your body, you cannot gain admission here. Men were created with the understanding that they were to look after that sphere called Earth, which you see in the middle of the temple. Minds have been given to them out of the eternal fires you call fixed stars and planets, those spherical solids which, quickened with divine minds, journey through their circuits and orbits with amazing speed.... - Marcus Tullius Cicero

* Stuart Would ya look at the size of that kid's head It's the size of a planetoid and it has it's own weather system Looks like an orange on a toothpick I'm not kidding, that boy's head is like Sputnik spherical but quite pointy at parts He'll be crying himself to sleep tonight, on his huge pillow. - So I Married an Axe Murderer

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Spherical Sample Sentences in News

  • Focus Graphite's Coated Spherical Graphite Shows Superior Electrochemical Performance When Compared With Commercial ...
    Focus Graphite Inc. is pleased to announce results from independent laboratory test work that was commissioned to compare Lac Knife carbon coated Spherical Graphite to commercially available carbon coated ... Read more on this news related to 'Spherical'
  • Dubai Mall's Sphere to showcase the city from all angles
    The Sphere, a 15-metre spherical projection theatre at the Star Atrium in Dubai Mall, will showcase the panoramic content of Dubai360.com. The new attraction, built by the San Francisco-based Obscura, was unveiled at The Dubai Mall on Monday and will bring to life the Dubai360.com project through the largest interactive city tour on the web. The Sphere, which is o Read more on this news related to 'Spherical'
  • First hand experience of Dubai through The Sphere
    (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Bringing the beauty of Dubai inside one spherical dome, a new attraction opened its doors for the first time at The Dubai Mall on Wednesday. Visitors to th... Read more on this news related to 'Spherical'

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