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sphericity

[sfi-ris-i-tee] /sfɪˈrɪs ɪ ti/
noun, plural sphericities.
1.
a spherical state or form.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Neo-Latin sphēricitās, equivalent to Late Latin sphēric(us) (see spherics1) + -itās- -ity
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Examples from the web for sphericity
  • It is a crown fit for a queen, its spikes and phalanges emphasizing the unerring sphericity of the egg.
  • The rotors--the spinning part of the gyroscope--are a triumph of sphericity.
  • Arsenic is used in bronzing, pyrotechny, and for hardening and improving the sphericity of shot.
  • The sphericity will be checked for adherence to the specifications.
British Dictionary definitions for sphericity

sphericity

/sfɪˈrɪsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the state or form of being spherical
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