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-sphere

Syllabification: -sphere

Definition of -sphere in English:

combiningForm

1Denoting a structure or region of spherical form, especially a region around the earth: ionosphere
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  • Doesn't matter; the entire concert sounds as though it was recorded in a bathysphere.
  • The Crenosphere also offers significant interior design flexibility because it has a clear span with no support pillars or posts to obstruct views.
  • The special effects are well done, and range from the fantastic (a diamond geode the size of Rhode Island floating in the mantle) to the chilling (the burst of cosmic radiation that pokes through the earth's magnetosphere and severs the Golden Gate Bridge at midday).
2Denoting an area of activity, section of society, etc., distinguished by a particular characteristic: blogosphere
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  • In today's fast-paced websphere, any attempt to restrict content is probably doomed to failure anyway.
  • Many people arrive in the game-o-sphere and the first game they ever play is a driving game.
  • By early 2005, he booted Roll Wid Us out across London's pirate radiosphere, tore up clubs and supported 50 Cent.

Origin

from sphere, on the pattern of (atmo)sphere.

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