the branch of geometry that deals with figures on spherical surfaces.
Words nearby spherical geometry
Origin of spherical geometry
First recorded in 1720–30
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British Dictionary definitions for spherical geometry
the branch of geometry concerned with the properties of figures formed on the surface of a sphere
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Science definitions for spherical geometry
The geometry of circles, angles, and figures on the surface of a sphere.
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