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spherical polygon
Word Origin
noun
,
Geometry.
1.
a closed figure formed by arcs of great circles on a spherical surface.
Origin of
spherical polygon
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1715-1725
1715-25
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British Dictionary definitions for
spherical-polygon
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spherical polygon
noun
1.
a closed geometric figure formed on the surface of a sphere that is bounded by three or more arcs of great circles
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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Word Value for
spherical
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