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spherical triangle
Word Origin
noun
,
Geometry.
1.
a triangle formed by arcs of great circles of a sphere.
Origin of
spherical triangle
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1575-1585
1575-85
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for
spherical-triangle
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spherical triangle
noun
1.
a closed geometric figure formed on the surface of a sphere that is bounded by arcs of three 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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