spherical excess

noun

Definition of spherical excess

: the amount by which the sum of the three angles of a spherical triangle exceeds two right angles

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“Spherical excess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spherical%20excess. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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