Examples of spherical in a Sentence
the planet Earth is not, in fact, perfectly spherical
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Stems are short and more branched than host trees, so mistletoe often appears as a spherical bunch of dense vegetation.
The result was a perfectly spherical cultured pearl.
Thanks to Korolev, with that small, 60cm spherical satellite, the Soviet Union had just won the opening salvo of the Space Race.
Smaller raindrops are more spherical, because the dominant force at work depends on their size.
According to a press release, the researchers believe the void is spherical and seven times larger than any other void measured so far, more than 1 billion light years across.
Echo Spot, a $129.99 spherical device with a 2.5-inch touch screen, is Amazon’s version of an alarm clock.
The futurist extravaganza was remembered for its Trylon, a needle-thin obelisk, and the spherical Perisphere, gleaming symbols of the American century.
Little Agreement on Battery and Configuration The three lithium-ion battery format types—cylindrical, spherical, and prismatic—vary quite a bit in their cost, energy density, and packaging and cooling needs.
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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
Synonymsglobal, globular, round
Related Wordsannular, circular, disciform, discoid, discoidal, disklike, hooplike, ringlike; curved, looped, spiral; balled, bulbous, rotund, rounded, roundish; cylindrical (also cylindric), elliptical (or elliptic), oblong, oval, ovate, ovoid (also ovoidal)
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