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spherical

adjective

Synonyms of spherical

having every part of the surface the same distance from the center
  • the planet Earth is not, in fact, perfectly spherical

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Antonyms for spherical

  • nonspherical
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The first known use of spherical was in the 15th century

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“Spherical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spherical. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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