**Spherical trigonometry** — Spherical triangle Spherical trigonometry is a branch of spherical geometry which deals with polygons (especially triangles) on the sphere and the relationships between the sides and the angles. This is of great importance for calculations in… … Wikipedia

**Spherical trigonometry** — Spherical Spher ic*al, Spheric Spher ic, a. [L. sphaericus, Gr. ???: cf. F. sph[ e]rique.] 1. Having the form of a sphere; like a sphere; globular; orbicular; as, a spherical body. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a sphere. [1913 Webster] 3 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**spherical trigonometry** — n. the application of trigonometry to spherical triangles … English World dictionary

**spherical trigonometry** — noun (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑trigonometry, ↑trig … Useful english dictionary

**spherical trigonometry** — noun Date: circa 1728 trigonometry applied to spherical triangles and polygons … New Collegiate Dictionary

**spherical trigonometry** — the branch of trigonometry that deals with spherical triangles. [1720 30] * * * … Universalium

**spherical trigonometry** — spher′ical trigonom′etry n. math. the branch of trigonometry that deals with spherical triangles • Etymology: 1720–30 … From formal English to slang

**Spherical geometry** — is the geometry of the two dimensional surface of a sphere. It is an example of a non Euclidean geometry. Two practical applications of the principles of spherical geometry are navigation and astronomy.In plane geometry the basic concepts are… … Wikipedia

**Spherical** — Spher ic*al, Spheric Spher ic, a. [L. sphaericus, Gr. ???: cf. F. sph[ e]rique.] 1. Having the form of a sphere; like a sphere; globular; orbicular; as, a spherical body. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a sphere. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Spherical angle** — Spherical Spher ic*al, Spheric Spher ic, a. [L. sphaericus, Gr. ???: cf. F. sph[ e]rique.] 1. Having the form of a sphere; like a sphere; globular; orbicular; as, a spherical body. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a sphere. [1913 Webster] 3 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English