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1. spherical

adjective. ['sˈfɛrɪkəl'] having the shape of a sphere or ball.

Synonyms

  • global
  • spheric
  • circular
  • globular
  • ball-shaped
  • globose
  • round

Antonyms

  • compound
  • national
  • angular
  • noncyclic

Etymology

  • sphericus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Spherical

  • hysterical
  • numerical
  • clerical
  • mericle

Example sentences of the word spherical


1. Adjective
Protons sit in the nuclei of atoms and may be thought of as spherical for conceptual purposes.

Quotes containing the word spherical


1. THE PRESOCRATIC PROBLEM[all snap flags]Parmenides named his gun The Hot Power of the Stars. His gun was one, uncreated, imperishable, timeless, changeless, perfect, spherical. Spherical was the problem.
- Anne Carson, Decreation

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