Hemispheric Hem`i*spher"ic, Hemispherical Hem`i*spher"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. h['e]misph['e]rique.] Containing, or pertaining to, a hemisphere; as, a hemispheric figure or form; a hemispherical body. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemispherical — hemisphere ► NOUN 1) a half of a sphere. 2) a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles. 3) (also cerebral hemisphere) …   English terms dictionary

  • hemispherical — adjective see hemisphere …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemispherical — hemispherically, adv. /hem i sfer i keuhl/, adj. 1. having the form of a hemisphere. 2. hemispheric (def. 1). [1615 25; HEMI + SPHERICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemispherical — adjective Having the shape of a hemisphere …   Wiktionary

  • hemispherical — hem·i·spher·i·cal || ‚hemɪ sferɪkl adj. pertaining or belonging to a hemisphere (half of a sphere, half of a globe) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemispherical — a. See hemispheric …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hemispherical — hem·i·spher·i·cal …   English syllables

  • hemispherical — /hɛmiˈsfɛrəkəl/ (say hemee sferuhkuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to a hemisphere. 2. in the form of a hemisphere. Also, hemispheric. –hemispherically, adverb …   Australian-English dictionary

  • hemispherical — adjective of or relating to or being a hemisphere • Pertains to noun: ↑hemisphere • Derivationally related forms: ↑hemisphere …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hemispherical photography — Hemispherical photography, also known as fisheye or canopy photography, is a technique to estimate solar radiation and characterize plant canopy geometry using photographs taken looking upward through an extreme wide angle lens (Rich 1990).… …   Wikipedia

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