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Definition of Hemisphere

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half of a sphere, half of a globe
Hemisphere Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The people who inhabit a hemisphere.
  
(n.)
Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture.
  
(n.)
A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center.
  
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hemisphere
\hem"i*sphere\ (?), n. [l. hemisphaerium, gr. &?;; &?; half = &?; sphere: cf. f. hémisphère. see hemi-, and sphere.]
1. a half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center.
2. half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture.
3. the people who inhabit a hemisphere. he died mourned by a hemisphere. p. peters.


  similar words(4) 



 right hemisphere 
 left hemisphere 
 western hemisphere 
 eastern hemisphere 
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Hannergrwn = n. a hemisphere
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. half of the terrestrial globe
(hypernym) geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
(hyponym) eastern hemisphere, orient
(part-holonym) Earth, world, globe
2. half of a sphere
(hypernym) subfigure
3. either half of the cerebrum
(synonym) cerebral hemisphere
(hypernym) neural structure
(hyponym) left hemisphere, left brain
(part-holonym) cerebrum
Hemisphere Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
Half of the Earth. The northern and southern hemispheres are seprated by the Equator. The western hemisphere is a term used to denote the American continents. The Ocean hemisphere is used to demote the hemisphere centred on the Pacific Ocean
Astronomy and Physics Terms by ExploreSpace.com
A half of the celestial sphere that is divided into two halves by either the horizon, the celestial equator, or the ecliptic.
Glossary Of Geography
Half of the Earth, usually conceived as resulting from the division of the globe into two equal parts'north and south or east and west.
Hemisphere Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Hemisphere may refer to:
  • Half of a sphere

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