# sphere meaning

EN[sfɪə] [sfɪr] [-ɪə(r)]US

WSphere

- A sphere (from Greek σφαῖρα — sphaira, "globe, ball") is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space that forms the surface of a completely round ball.
- In mathematics, a distinction is made between the sphere (a two-dimensional closed surface embedded in three-dimensional Euclidean space) and the ball (a three-dimensional shape that includes the interior of a sphere).

FR sphère

- NounPLspheresPREsphère-SUF-sphère
- (mathematics) A regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter.
- A spherical physical object; a globe or ball.
- (astronomy, now rare) The apparent outer limit of space; the edge of the heavens, imagined as a hollow globe within which celestial bodies appear to be embedded.
- (historical, astronomy, mythology) Any of the concentric hollow transparent globes formerly believed to rotate around the Earth, and which carried the heavenly bodies; there were originally believed to be eight, and later nine and ten; friction between them was thought to cause a harmonious sound (the music of the spheres).
- (mythology) An area of activity for a planet; or by extension, an area of influence for a god, hero etc.
- (figuratively) The region in which something or someone is active; one's province, domain.
- (geometry) The set of all points in three-dimensional Euclidean space (or n-dimensional space, in topology) that are a fixed distance from a fixed point.
- (logic) The extension of a general conception, or the totality of the individuals or species to which it may be applied.

- (mathematics) A regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter.
- VerbSGspheresPRspheringPT, PPsphered
- More Examples
- Used in the Middle of Sentence
- I have texturized this
**sphere**with a woodgrain pattern. - Slices of wagyu beef come with
**spheres**of root vegetables and mini-towers of polenta. - A
**sphere**is a surface of revolution of a circle around an axis which runs through the center of the circle.

- I have texturized this

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

## Definition of __sphere__ in English Dictionary

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- en spheres
- en sphered
- en sphereing
- en sphereless
- en spherelike

Source: Wiktionary

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