nonspherical

adjective
non·​spher·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈsfir-i-kəl How to pronounce nonspherical (audio) , -ˈsfer- \

Definition of nonspherical

: not having the form of a sphere or of one of its segments : not spherical an irregular, nonspherical mass nonspherical mirrors

First Known Use of nonspherical

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonspherical.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonspherical. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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