### Spherical

SPHER'IC, SPHER'ICAL, *adjective* [Latin sphericus.]

**1.** Globular; orbicular; having a surface in every part equally distant from the center; as a SPHERICAL body. Drops of water take a SPHERICAL form.

**2.** Planetary; relating to the orbs of the planets. We make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon and the stars, as if we were villains by SPHERICAL predominance.

**SPHERICAL GEOMETRY**. that branch of geometry which teats of SPHERICAL magnitudes.

**SPHERICAL TRIANGLE**, a triangle formed by the mutual intersection of three great circles of the sphere.

**SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY**, that branch of trigonometry which teaches to compute the sides and angles of SPHERICAL triangles.