spherical triangle

spherical triangle
noun Date: 1585 a spherical polygon of three sides

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  • Spherical triangle — 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 triangle — n. a closed figure on the surface of a sphere bounded by the arcs of three great circles: the sum of the angles exceeds 180° …   English World dictionary

  • spherical triangle — sferinis trikampis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. spherical triangle vok. Kugeldreieck, n rus. сферический треугольник, m pranc. triangle sphérique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • spherical triangle — noun a spherical polygon formed by the arcs of 3 great circles • Hypernyms: ↑spherical polygon …   Useful english dictionary

  • spherical triangle — Geom. a triangle formed by arcs of great circles of a sphere. [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • spherical triangle — noun a triangle formed by three arcs of great circles on a sphere …   English new terms dictionary

  • spherical triangle — spher′ical tri′angle n. math. a triangle formed by arcs of great circles of a sphere • Etymology: 1575–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • spherical triangle — /sfɛrɪkəl ˈtraɪæŋgəl/ (say sferikuhl truyangguhl) noun a triangle formed by arcs of great circles of a sphere …   Australian English dictionary

  • Polar spherical triangle — Polar Po lar, a. [Cf. F. polaire. See {Pole} of the earth.] 1. Of or pertaining to one of the poles of the earth, or of a sphere; situated near, or proceeding from, one of the poles; as, polar regions; polar seas; polar winds. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of uniform polyhedra by spherical triangle — There are many relations among the uniform polyhedron.Here they are grouped by the Wythoff symbolKey4 3 2{apiover 4} {bpiover 3} {cpiover 2} Groupa b 33 3 3{apiover 3} {bpiover 3} {cpiover 3} Group4 4 3{apiover 4} {bpiover 4} {cpiover 3} Group …   Wikipedia

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