We have noted previously that in the ancient and early modern periods, the earth was presupposed to be spherical in form.
It was as if they did not exist in this spherical vehicle of the dimensions.
In the Phractopeltida the spherical shell is double, composed of two concentric lattice-spheres.
"By spherical trigonometry, certainly," said Mendelssohn pleasantly.
Then the azimuth is represented unaltered, and any spherical distance z is represented by ρ.
spherical: in the form of a sphere: a body in which all diameters are equal.
The Stoics say that the figure of the world is spherical, others that it is conical, others oval.
His two balloons, which were spherical, proved to be useless in a strong wind.
Mrs. Uncle Life, aged seventy and small and spherical, solved the problem of the hills by sitting down and sliding.
This is another proof of the spherical nature of the terrestrial globe.
spherical spher·i·cal (sfēr'ĭ-kəl, sfěr'-)
adj.
Having the shape of or approximating a sphere; globular.