semispheric

or sem·i·spher·i·cal

[ sem-ee-sfeer-ik or sem-ee-sfeer-i-kuhl; -sfer-, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈsfɪər ɪk or ˌsɛm iˈsfɪər ɪ kəl; -ˈsfɛr-, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

shaped like half a sphere; hemispheric.

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Origin of semispheric

1655–65; semi- + spheric

OTHER WORDS FROM semispheric

sem·i·sphere [sem-i-sfeer], /ˈsɛm ɪˌsfɪər/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for semispheric

  • It was a semi-sphere, open at the top, and but one inch in diameter.

    The Boy Hunters|Captain Mayne Reid