[sfer-i-kuh l, sfeer-] /ˈsfɛr ɪ kəl, ˈsfɪər-/
having the form of a ; globular.
formed in or on a , as a figure.
of or relating to a or .
pertaining to the heavenly bodies, or to their supposed revolving or shells.
pertaining to the heavenly bodies regarded astrologically as exerting influence on humankind and events.
shaped like a sphere
of or relating to a sphere: spherical geometry
(geometry) formed on the surface of or inside a sphere: a spherical triangle
1520s, from sphere + -ical.
spherical spher·i·cal (sfēr’ĭ-kəl, sfěr’-)
Having the shape of or approximating a sphere; globular.
[spil] /spɪl/ verb (used with object), spilled or spilt, spilling. 1. to cause or allow to run or fall from a container, especially accidentally or wastefully: to spill a bag of marbles; to spill milk. 2. to shed (blood), as in killing or wounding. 3. to scatter: to spill papers all over everything. 4. Nautical. […]
[spon-tey-nee-uh s] /spɒnˈteɪ ni əs/ adjective 1. coming or resulting from a natural impulse or tendency; without effort or premeditation; natural and unconstrained; unplanned: a spontaneous burst of applause. 2. (of a person) given to acting upon sudden impulses. 3. (of natural phenomena) arising from internal forces or causes; independent of external agencies; self-acting. 4. […]
[spawr-ting, spohr-] /ˈspɔr tɪŋ, ˈspoʊr-/ adjective 1. engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open-air or athletic : a rugged, sporting man. 2. concerned with or suitable for such : sporting equipment. 3. . 4. interested in or connected with or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas. 5. involving or […]
- Non-sporting dog
[non-spawr-ting, -spohr-] /nɒnˈspɔr tɪŋ, -ˈspoʊr-/ noun 1. one of any of several breeds of variously sized dogs that may have been developed to hunt or work but now are usually bred for show or as a pet, including the Bichon Frise, bulldog, dalmatian, chow chow, keeshond, and poodle.