Definitions for hemisphereˈhɛm ɪˌsfɪər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hemisphere
half of the terrestrial globe
half of a sphere
hemisphere, cerebral hemisphere(noun)
either half of the cerebrum
, Half of the celestial sphere, as divided by either the ecliptic or the celestial equator .
A realm or domain of activity .
Half of the Earth, such as the Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Western Hemisphere or Eastern Hemisphere, Land Hemisphere, Water Hemisphere etc. .
Any half-sphere, formed by a plane intersecting the center of a sphere. .
A map or projection of a celestial or terrestrial hemisphere .
Either of the two halves of the cerebrum. .
Origin: From hemisphaerium, from ἡμισφαίριον, from ἡμι- + σφαῖρα.
a half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center
half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture
the people who inhabit a hemisphere
Origin: [L. hemisphaerium, Gr. ; half = sphere: cf. F. hmisphre. See Hemi-, and Sphere.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'hemisphere' in Nouns Frequency: #2961
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
And, given Florida's footprint in the Western Hemisphere.
This has got to be the biggest AA meeting [in the] Western hemisphere.
We have the largest and only sustainable herd of Asian elephants in the Western Hemisphere.
Until now, what we knew about pre-industrial atmospheric pollution was limited to the Northern Hemisphere.
It was too early, there are so many other viral possibilities and Zika had never been seen in this hemisphere.
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- نصف كرةArabic
- hemisferiCatalan, Valencian
- Halbkugel, Erdhalbkugel, HemisphäreGerman
- duonsfero, hemisfero, duongloboEsperanto
- puolipallo, pallonpuolisko, tähtitaivas, toimintapiiriFinnish
- leth-chruinneScottish Gaelic
- belahan bumiIndonesian
- 半球, 半球体Japanese
- 半球, 반구Korean
- hemisfeer, halfrondDutch
- halvklot, hemisfärSwedish
- 半球, bán cầuVietnamese
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