- a round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center.；an object having a round solid shape; a ball or globe
- enclose in or as if in a sphere；form into a rounded or perfect whole
noun: sphere, plural noun: spheres
- 1. a round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center.
- ▪ an object having a round solid shape; a ball or globe the markers on the route included two conspicuous black spheres 同義詞
- ▪ a globe representing the earth the room was littered with books, maps, and spheres
- ▪ literary a celestial body he sometimes took out his telescope to make sure the spheres were still revolving in good order
- ▪ literary the sky perceived as a vault upon or in which celestial bodies are represented as lying.
- ▪ each of a series of revolving concentrically arranged spherical shells in which celestial bodies were formerly thought to be set in a fixed relationship.
- 2. an area of activity, interest, or expertise; a section of society or an aspect of life distinguished and unified by a particular characteristic political reforms to match those in the economic sphere his new wife's skill in the domestic sphere 同義詞
- 1. archaic enclose in or as if in a sphere mourners, sphered by their dark garb
- ▪ archaic form into a rounded or perfect whole you, hitherto, have still had goodness sphered within your eyes