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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

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

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