Non-spherical



[sfer-i-kuh l, sfeer-] /ˈsfɛr ɪ kəl, ˈsfɪər-/

adjective
1.
having the form of a ; globular.
2.
formed in or on a , as a figure.
3.
of or relating to a or .
4.
pertaining to the heavenly bodies, or to their supposed revolving or shells.
5.
pertaining to the heavenly bodies regarded astrologically as exerting influence on humankind and events.
/ˈsfɛrɪkəl/
adjective
1.
shaped like a sphere
2.
of or relating to a sphere: spherical geometry
3.
(geometry) formed on the surface of or inside a sphere: a spherical triangle
4.

adj.

1520s, from sphere + -ical.

spherical spher·i·cal (sfēr’ĭ-kəl, sfěr’-)
adj.
Having the shape of or approximating a sphere; globular.
spher’i·cal·ness n.

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