Sphering
Sphere Sphere, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sphered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sphering}.] 1. To place in a sphere, or among the spheres; to insphere. [1913 Webster]

The glorious planet Sol In noble eminence enthroned and sphered Amidst the other. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To form into roundness; to make spherical, or spheral; to perfect. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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