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spherically

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From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

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.

2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  sphere.

3.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  heavenly  orbs,  or  to  the  sphere  or
spheres  in  which  according  to  ancient  astronomy  and
astrology,  they  were  set

Knaves,  thieves,  and  treachers  by  spherical
predominance.  --Shak.

Though  the  stars  were  suns,  and  overburned  Their
spheric  limitations.  --Mrs.
Browning.

{Spherical  angle},  {Spherical  co["o]rdinate},  {Spherical
excess},  etc  See  under  {Angle},  {Coordinate},  etc

{Spherical  geometry},  that  branch  of  geometry  which  treats  of
spherical  magnitudes;  the  doctrine  of  the  sphere,
especially  of  the  circles  described  on  its  surface.

{Spherical  harmonic  analysis}.  See  under  {Harmonic},  a.

{Spherical  lune},portion  of  the  surface  of  a  sphere  included
between  two  great  semicircles  having  a  common  diameter.

{Spherical  opening},  the  magnitude  of  a  solid  angle.  It  is
measured  by  the  portion  within  the  solid  angle  of  the
surface  of  any  sphere  whose  center  is  the  angular  point.

{Spherical  polygon},portion  of  the  surface  of  a  sphere
bounded  by  the  arcs  of  three  or  more  great  circles.

{Spherical  projection},  the  projection  of  the  circles  of  the
sphere  upon  a  plane.  See  {Projection}.

{Spherical  sector}.  See  under  {Sector}.

{Spherical  segment},  the  segment  of  a  sphere.  See  under
{Segment}.

{Spherical  triangle},re  on  the  surface  of  a  sphere,  bounded
by  the  arcs  of  three  great  circles  which  intersect  each
other

{Spherical  trigonometry}.  See  {Trigonometry}.  --