Examples of spherical in a sentence
<the planet Earth is not, in fact, perfectly spherical>
Did You Know?
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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