- spherical angle
- noun Date: 1678 the angle between two intersecting arcs of great circles of a sphere measured by the plane angle formed by the tangents to the arcs at the point of intersection

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- spherical angle
- noun Date: 1678 the angle between two intersecting arcs of great circles of a sphere measured by the plane angle formed by the tangents to the arcs at the point of intersection

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**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**Spherical angle**— Angle An gle ([a^][ng] g l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. agky los bent, crooked, angular, a gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**spherical angle**— n. an angle formed by the intersecting arcs of two great circles on a sphere … English World dictionary**Spherical angle**— A spherical angle is a particular dihedral angle; it is the angle between two intersecting arcs on a sphere, and is measured by the angle between the planes containing the arcs (which would naturally also contain the centre of the sphere) … Wikipedia**spherical angle**— sferinis kampas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. spherical angle vok. sphärischer Winkel, m rus. сферический угол, m pranc. angle sphérique, m … Fizikos terminų žodynas**spherical angle**— noun A particular dihedral angle, the angle between two intersecting arcs on a sphere, measured by the angle between the planes containing the arcs … Wiktionary**spherical angle**— noun an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles • Hypernyms: ↑angle … Useful english dictionary**spherical angle**— Geom. an angle formed by arcs of great circles of a sphere. [1670 80] * * * … Universalium**spherical angle**— rounded angle … English contemporary dictionary**spherical angle**— noun an angle formed by the intersection of two great circles of a sphere … English new terms dictionary