- spherical geometry
- noun Date: 1728 the geometry of figures on a sphere

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- spherical geometry
- noun Date: 1728 the geometry of figures on a sphere

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**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 geometry**— 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 geometry**— n. the study of the geometry of figures drawn on a sphere … English World dictionary**spherical geometry**— noun (mathematics) the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑geometry * * * noun : the geometry of figures on … Useful english dictionary**spherical geometry**— the branch of geometry that deals with figures on spherical surfaces. [1720 30] * * * … Universalium**spherical geometry**— spher′ical geom′etry n. math. the branch of geometry that deals with figures on spherical surfaces • Etymology: 1720–30 … From formal English to slang**spherical geometry**— noun The non Euclidean geometry on the surface of a sphere … Wiktionary**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**— 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