- spherical trigonometry
- noun Date: circa 1728 trigonometry applied to spherical triangles and polygons

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- spherical trigonometry
- noun Date: circa 1728 trigonometry applied to spherical triangles and polygons

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**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 trigonometry**— 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 trigonometry**— Trigonometry Trig o*nom e*try, n.; pl. { tries}. [Gr. ? a triangle + metry: cf. F. trigonom[ e]trie. See {Trigon}.] 1. That branch of mathematics which treats of the relations of the sides and angles of triangles, which the methods of deducing… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**spherical trigonometry**— n. the application of trigonometry to spherical triangles … English World dictionary**spherical trigonometry**— noun (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑trigonometry, ↑trig … Useful english dictionary**spherical trigonometry**— the branch of trigonometry that deals with spherical triangles. [1720 30] * * * … Universalium**spherical trigonometry**— spher′ical trigonom′etry n. math. the branch of trigonometry that deals with spherical triangles • Etymology: 1720–30 … From formal English to slang**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**— 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