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  • Hemispherical — Hemispheric Hem i*spher ic, Hemispherical Hem i*spher ic*al, a. [Cf. F. h[ e]misph[ e]rique.] Containing, or pertaining to, a hemisphere; as, a hemispheric figure or form; a hemispherical body. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemispherical — hemisphere ► NOUN 1) a half of a sphere. 2) a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles. 3) (also cerebral hemisphere) …   English terms dictionary

  • Hemispherical photography — Hemispherical photography, also known as fisheye or canopy photography, is a technique to estimate solar radiation and characterize plant canopy geometry using photographs taken looking upward through an extreme wide angle lens (Rich 1990).… …   Wikipedia

  • hemispherical temperature — n, abbr. HT in reference to the fusibility of coal and coke ash according to Test Method D1857, the temperature at which the cone has fused down to a hemispherical lump at which point the height is one half the width of the base. D1857 …   Coke&Coal Terminology

  • hemispherical — adjective see hemisphere …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemispherical — hemispherically, adv. /hem i sfer i keuhl/, adj. 1. having the form of a hemisphere. 2. hemispheric (def. 1). [1615 25; HEMI + SPHERICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemispherical — hem·i·spher·i·cal || ‚hemɪ sferɪkl adj. pertaining or belonging to a hemisphere (half of a sphere, half of a globe) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemispherical — a. See hemispheric …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hemispherical — hem·i·spher·i·cal …   English syllables

  • hemispherical — /hɛmiˈsfɛrəkəl/ (say hemee sferuhkuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to a hemisphere. 2. in the form of a hemisphere. Also, hemispheric. –hemispherically, adverb …  

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