# spherical polygon

nounGeometry.

a closed figure formed by arcs of great circles on a spherical surface.

## Origin of spherical polygon

^{1}

First recorded in 1715–25

## Words Nearby spherical polygon

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## How to use spherical polygon in a sentence

The sum of the sides of a

*spherical polygon*is less than 360°.The Teaching of Geometry | David Eugene SmithThe same is true of the following proposition on the area of a

*spherical polygon*.The Teaching of Geometry | David Eugene Smith

## British Dictionary definitions for spherical polygon

spherical polygon

noun

a closed geometric figure formed on the surface of a sphere that is bounded by three or more arcs of great circles

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