- spherical polygon
- noun Date: circa 1825 a figure analogous to a plane polygon that is formed on a sphere by arcs of great circles

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- spherical polygon
- noun Date: circa 1825 a figure analogous to a plane polygon that is formed on a sphere by arcs of great circles

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**Spherical polygon**— 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 polygon**— n. a closed figure on the surface of a sphere bounded by the arcs of three or more great circles … English World dictionary**spherical polygon**— noun a figure on the surface of a sphere bounded by arcs of 3 or more great circles • Hypernyms: ↑polygon, ↑polygonal shape • Hyponyms: ↑spherical triangle * * * noun : a figure analogous to a plane polygon that is formed on a sphere by arcs of… … Useful english dictionary**spherical polygon**— Geom. a closed figure formed by arcs of great circles on a spherical surface. [1715 25] * * * … Universalium**spherical polygon**— spher′ical pol′ygon n. math. a closed geometrical figure formed by arcs of great circles on a spherical surface • Etymology: 1715–25 … From formal English to slang**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**Spherical coordinate**— 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 excess**— 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