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sphere British & World English

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

-sphere British & World English

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

armillary sphere British & World 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 British & World English

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

crystalline sphere British & World 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

sphere of influence British & World English

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

sphere of influence in sphere British & World English

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

sphere of influence or interest in sphere British & World English

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

Thelonious Sphere Monk in Monk, Thelonious British & World English

(1917–82), American jazz pianist and composer, one of the founders 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

sphere English Thesaurus

a glass sphere

sphere English-Spanish

esfera feminine

armillary sphere New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

revolving model of the celestial sphere

sphere of influence in sphere English-Spanish

esfera feminine de influencia

that's outside my sphere in sphere English-Spanish

eso no es de mi competencia

within the sphere of politics in sphere English-Spanish

en el ámbito, en la esfera política

that's his sphere and I don't want to trespass in trespass English-Spanish

eso es de su competencia y no quiero entrometerme


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