Definition of Hemispherical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or being a hemisphere.

Derivative terms: Hemisphere, Hemisphere, Hemisphere
Partainyms: Hemisphere



Definition of Hemispherical

1. Adjective. Having the shape of a hemisphere. ¹

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Definition of Hemispherical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemispherical

hemisection
hemisections
hemisects
hemisensory
hemiseptum
hemisolvate
hemispasm
hemispatial
hemispheral
hemisphere
hemispherectomies
hemispherectomy
hemispheres
hemispheric
hemispherical (current term)
hemispherically
hemispherium
hemispherium cerebelli
hemispherium cerebri
hemispheroid
hemispheroidal
hemispheroids
hemispherule
hemispherules
hemisphære
hemisphæres
hemisphæric
hemistich

Literary usage of Hemispherical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Course in Experimental Psychology by Edmund Clark Sanford (1908)
"THE hemispherical FIELD OF BEGARD. The usual way of putting the law to experimental test is to get a strong after-image of a rectangular cross on the centre ..."

2. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"There are two kinds of beads: the cylindrical and the hemispherical. ... hemispherical stone beads are much larger, averaging seven- sixteenths inch in ..."

3. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Etienne Montucla (1814)
"PROBLEM III. row to construct a hemispherical arch, or what the French Architects call an arch en cul-de-four, which shall have no thrust on the piers. ..."

4. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"Involucre hemispherical, many-flowered. Chaffy bracts of receptacle sometimes 11 ... Receptado from flat to hemispherical. Akènes (at least of the disk) ..."

5. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1825)
"Shining hemispherical Dothidea. ... in scattered clusters, never confluent, very minute, dot-like, hemispherical, very black, highly polished, smooth, ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"Prisms versus the hemispherical Lens as Illuminators.—In various catalogues issued by American opticians, references are also made to sundry forms of ..."

7. Stereotomy by Arthur Willard French, Howard Chapin Ives (1902)
"THE hemispherical DOME. PLATE XXII. 177. If the right section of an arch revolves around a vertical through the keystone, it will generate a dome. ..."

8. Stereotomy by Arthur Willard French, Howard Chapin Ives (1902)
"THE hemispherical DOME. PLATE XXII. 177. If the right section of an arch revolves ... If the right section is a semicircle, the dome will be hemispherical. ..."

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