Definition of spherical angle in English:

spherical angle

Syllabification: spher·i·cal an·gle

noun

  • An angle formed by the intersection of two great circles of a sphere.
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    • With a protractor and a little practise it is possible to measure spherical angles pretty accurately.
    • The angle between two lines corresponds to the spherical angles of the corresponding great circles.
    • The table below shows how much or little the spherical angles between planets are in my horoscope.

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