from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Geometry of figures drawn on the surface of a sphere; specifically, spherical trigonometry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Math.) The doctrine of the sphere; the science of the properties and relations of the circles, figures, and other magnitudes of a sphere, produced by planes intersecting it; spherical geometry and trigonometry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun mathematics The part of
geometryand trigonometrythat deals with spheres.
- noun Alternative form of
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Electromagnetic surveys of the earth’s surface used by the mining industry are restricted by “atmospheric effects”, ’spherics” or electrical noise in the earth’s atmosphere.