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1. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] any spherically shaped artifact.

Synonyms

  • globe
  • artifact

Antonyms

  • embark
  • leave
  • masculine

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Armillary Sphere

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  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
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  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Example sentences of the word armillary-sphere


1. Noun Phrase
Bolt an outdoor armillary sphere to a deck or other platform to keep it from falling over.

2. Noun Phrase
Determine where to put your armillary sphere.

3. Noun Phrase
Larger armillary spheres were also sometimes used for observing the skies.

4. Noun Phrase
Many surviving armillary spheres from the 1500s and after indicate that they were made from precious metals for collectors.

2. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] a particular environment or walk of life.

Synonyms

  • field
  • political sphere
  • land
  • political arena
  • distaff
  • kingdom
  • area
  • arena
  • front
  • orbit
  • realm
  • preserve
  • responsibility
  • environment
  • province
  • domain

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • outside
  • inside
  • descend

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)

3. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] a particular aspect of life or activity.

Synonyms

  • facet
  • aspect
  • sector

Antonyms

  • last
  • aft
  • back
  • posterior

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)

4. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] the geographical area in which one nation is very influential.

Synonyms

  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • sphere of influence
  • geographical area

Antonyms

  • point of periapsis
  • discontinue
  • lose
  • waste

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)

5. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses).

Synonyms

  • orb
  • globe
  • conglomeration
  • bead
  • round shape
  • conglobation
  • pearl
  • drop

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • undependableness
  • unreliability
  • irresponsible

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)

6. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center.

Synonyms

  • round shape
  • steradian

Antonyms

  • irresponsibility
  • untrustiness
  • responsible

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)

7. sphere

noun. ['sˈfɪr'] the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.

Synonyms

  • nadir
  • celestial point
  • empyrean
  • apex
  • zodiac
  • heavens
  • zenith
  • celestial sphere
  • firmament
  • apex of the sun's way
  • solar apex
  • welkin
  • vault of heaven

Antonyms

  • zenith
  • nadir
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis

Etymology

  • sphere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sphera (Latin)
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