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spherical

, spheric
1. of or relating to a sphere
2. Geometry formed on the surface of or inside a sphere
3. 
a. of or relating to heavenly bodies
b. of or relating to the spheres of the Ptolemaic or the Copernican system

Spherical

Refers to a three-dimensional surface, all parts of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
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The formula 4/3 p r3 (where r is the sphere radius) was used to calculate the volume of spherical ascospores; for sub-spherical and ellipsoid ones the formula 4/3 p a b2 (where a and b are the major and minor ellipsoid semi-axes, respectively) was preferred.
While some say that the sighting could have been be a small portion of a larger cloud that was separated by strong winds, referred to as cumulus fractus clouds, others say that the angle from which it was photographed could have been the reason behind the distinctly spherical shape as another picture of the same cloud showed a change in shape.
RICOH THETA S can record spherical video in full HD (1920 x 1080*1 pixels at 30fps), maximum recording time of 25 mins.
Conclusions: In overall comparison the mean RMS of total HOAs and spherical aberrations was significantly increased in hypermetropia group and there was a statistically significant negative correlation of SE of hypermetropia with RMS of total HOAs and spherical aberration.
1] The spherical growth function of the group with generating set associates to a non-negative integer the number of the element such that , the number of elements of of word length .
GoPro said its "Land, Air and Sea" spherical video demonstrates what's possible with a few GoPros combined with Kolor's software.
Writing in a journal of the American Chemical society, they say the spherical shape results from a developing pearl's saw-toothed, or ratchet-like, surface, a texture that creates forces that cause the pearl to turn inside the oyster's tissues in response to movements in the environment.
Characteristics of zonal and azimuthal narrow slots located on spherical scatterers have been studied in [4-13].
Spherical patterns with fixed distance between spherical bumps were used as a model surface texture for this study, and the distance between spherical bumps was varied, i.
20[pounds sterling] spherical power of not more than 6 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 2 dioptres B.
A given spherical shell within a t-sliced hypersurface of simultaneity must enclose the following indeterminacy, if the least possible infinitesimal continuous variation given by the field equations in [3], eqn.