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spherical

adjective spher·i·cal \ˈsfir-i-kəl, ˈsfer-\

: having the shape of a sphere

Full Definition of SPHERICAL

1
:  having the form of a sphere or of one of its segments
2
:  relating to or dealing with a sphere or its properties
spher·i·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Examples of SPHERICAL

  1. <the planet Earth is not, in fact, perfectly spherical>

First Known Use of SPHERICAL

15th century

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with SPHERICAL

SPHERICAL Defined for Kids

spherical

adjective spher·i·cal \ˈsfir-i-kəl, ˈsfer-\

Definition of SPHERICAL for Kids

:  relating to or having the form of a sphere
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