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hemispheric

[hem-i-sfer-ik]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a hemisphere.
  2. hemispherical(def 1).
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Origin of hemispheric

First recorded in 1575–85; hemisphere + -ic
Related formssub·hem·i·spher·ic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for hemispheric

adj.

1580s, from hemisphere + -ic.

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