Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

hemispheric

[hem-i-sfer-ik] /ˌhɛm ɪˈsfɛr ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a hemisphere.
2.
hemispherical (def 1).
Origin of hemispheric
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; hemisphere + -ic
Related forms
subhemispheric, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for hemispheric
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
Word Origin and History for hemispheric
adj.

1580s, from hemisphere + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for hemispheric

Word Value for hemispheric

23
24
Scrabble Words With Friends