Definition of spherical angle in English:

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spherical angle

Pronunciation: /ˈsfi(ə)rəkəl/ /ˈsferəkəl ˈaNGɡəl/


An angle formed by the intersection of two great circles of a sphere.
Example sentences
  • 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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