Meaning of SPHERICAL in English

SPHERICAL

-rə̇kəl, -rēk- adjective

Etymology: Late Latin sphaericus (from Greek sphairikos, from sphaira sphere + -ikos -ic) + English -al

1. : having the form of a sphere or of one of its segments : like a sphere : globular , orbicular

a spherical body

2. : of or relating to a sphere : having to do with a sphere or with the properties of a sphere

a spherical coordinate

spherical deviation

3. : of or relating to the celestial bodies or their spheres

thieves … by spherical predominance — Shakespeare

• spheri·cal·ly -rə̇k(ə)lē, -rēk-, -li adverb

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