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hemispherical

[hem-i-sfer-i-kuh l] /ˌhɛm ɪˈsfɛr ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
having the form of a hemisphere.
2.
hemispheric (def 1).
Origin of hemispherical
1615-1625
First recorded in 1615-25; hemi- + spherical
Related forms
hemispherically, adverb
subhemispherical, adjective
subhemispherically, adverb
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