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sphere US English

A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center

-sphere US English

Denoting a structure or region of spherical form, especially a region around the earth

sphere US Thesaurus

a glass sphere

armillary sphere US English

A model of the celestial globe constructed from rings and hoops representing the equator, the tropics, and other celestial circles, and able to revolve on its axis

celestial sphere US English

An imaginary sphere of which the observer is the center and on which all celestial objects are considered to lie

crystalline sphere US English

(In ancient and medieval astronomy) a transparent sphere of the heavens postulated to lie between the fixed stars and the primum mobile and to account for the precession of the equinox and other motions

armillary sphere New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

revolving model of the celestial sphere

sphere of influence US English

A country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority

sphere of influence in sphere US English

A country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority

sphere of influence or interest in sphere US English

A country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority

Thelonious Sphere Monk in Monk, Thelonious US English

(1917–82), US jazz pianist and composer; a founder of the bebop style in the early 1940s; full name Thelonious Sphere Monk. Notable compositions: “Round Midnight,”“Straight, No Chaser,” and “Well, You Need.n’t”


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