Examples of spherical in a Sentence
the planet Earth is not, in fact, perfectly spherical
Recent Examples of spherical from the Web
The excavations revealed more than 400 Roman sling bullets right where the metal detectors indicated, as well as two spherical sandstone missiles known as ballista balls.
Despite my misgivings, the kids loved the game and didn’t think anything was odd or wrong about grinding up cute little spherical beings using a cheese grater.
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Something spherical is like a sphere in being round, or more or less round, in three dimensions. Apples and oranges are both spherical, for example, even though they're never perfectly round. A spheroid has a roughly spherical shape; so an asteroid, for instance, is often spheroidal—fairly round, but lumpy.
First Known Use of spherical
SPHERICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spherical for English Language Learners
: having the shape of a sphere
SPHERICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of spherical for Students
: relating to or having the form of a sphere
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