or sem·i·spher·i·cal

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


shaped like half a sphere; hemispheric.

Origin of semispheric

1655–65; semi- + spheric
Related formssem·i·sphere [sem-i-sfeer] /ˈsɛm ɪˌsfɪər/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for semi-sphere

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

    The Boy Hunters|Captain Mayne Reid