semi-spherical love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the figure of a half-sphere; hemispherical.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A cheaper option is Muji's ice-ball maker, which consists of two conjoining silicone semi-spherical halves, with a hole at the top for pouring in water $12, muji.us .

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  • The children's reading space at Tenley is also one of the least appealing among the newly built libraries, a windowless room distinguished only by some jazzy, semi-spherical lighted ceiling coffers.

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  • This container was hexagonal, for some unfathomable reason, and making it fit into a semi-spherical cargo bay next to cubic ore pellets was no small task.

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  • This along with simple use of semi-spherical domes ensured that the latest “nest” for Nestlé, turned out as an absolute masterpiece. – via

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  • I took the case from the toilet tank but the liquid within each semi-spherical shell splashed like water in a wave pool and sent one of the contacts flipping and sailing through the air and into the murky depths of the toilet bowl below.

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  • They are generally cast iron and have small, semi-spherical indentations to hold batter and give the cakes their unique, round shape.

    Aebleskiver | Baking Bites

  • An exceptionally low tide revealed several hitherto cautiously preserved secrets of the reef, among them the location of a species of sponge, dark brown, some semi-spherical, some turreted in fantastic fashion.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Spinning its glowing line, the egg headed back toward the semi-spherical docking bay that was the far end of the Base, and actually towed the Enterprise behind it—inch by inch at the start; then with more speed, a slow glide.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • Their heads were semi-spherical and had two large eyes which sat directly on their shoulders and were barely movable.

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  • And the ground being damp and marshy, we soon perceived the bulbs showing above ground, and they grew apace, so that in three or four weeks after their first appearance they became great semi-spherical projections, like huge round balls half embedded in the earth.

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