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hemisphere US English

A half of a sphere

eastern hemisphere US English

The half of the earth that contains Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia

western hemisphere US English

The half of the earth that contains the Americas

northern hemisphere US English

The half of the earth that is north of the equator

southern hemisphere US English

The half of the earth that is south of the equator

cerebral hemisphere in hemisphere US English

Each of the two parts of the cerebrum (left and right) in the brain of a vertebrate

Magdeburg hemispheres US English

A pair of copper or brass hemispheres joined to form a hollow globe from which the air can be extracted to demonstrate the pressure of the atmosphere, which then prevents them from being pulled apart