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hem·i·sphere

 (hĕm′ĭ-sfîr′)
n.
1.
a. A half of a sphere bounded by a great circle.
b. A half of a symmetrical, approximately spherical object as divided by a plane of symmetry.
2. Either half of the celestial sphere as divided by the ecliptic, the celestial equator, or the horizon.
3. Either the northern or southern half of the earth as divided by the equator or the eastern or western half as divided by a meridian.
4. Anatomy
a. Either of the lateral halves of the cerebrum; a cerebral hemisphere.
b. Either of the lateral halves of the cerebellum; a cerebellar hemisphere.

hem′i·spher′ic (-sfîr′ĭk, -sfĕr′-), hem′i·spher′i·cal adj.
hem′i·spher′i·cal·ly adv.

hemisphere

(ˈhɛmɪˌsfɪə)
n
1. (Mathematics) one half of a sphere
2. (Physical Geography)
a. half of the terrestrial globe, divided into northern and southern hemispheres by the equator or into eastern and western hemispheres by some meridians, usually 0° and 180°
b. a map or projection of one of the hemispheres
3. (Astronomy) either of the two halves of the celestial sphere that lie north or south of the celestial equator
4. (Anatomy) anatomy short for cerebral hemisphere
hemispheric, ˌhemiˈspherical adj

hem•i•sphere

(ˈhɛm ɪˌsfɪər)

n.
1. (often cap.) half of the terrestrial globe or celestial sphere, esp. one of the halves into which the earth is divided.
2. a map or projection representing one of these halves.
3. a half of a sphere.
4. either of the lateral halves of the cerebrum.
5. the area within which something occurs or dominates; sphere; realm.
[1325–75; Middle English emysperie < Old French emispere < Latin hēmisphaerium < Greek hēmisphaírion. See hemi-, sphere]
hem`i•spher′ic (-ˈsfɛr ɪk) hem`i•spher′i•cal, adj.

hem·i·sphere

(hĕm′ĭ-sfîr′)
1. One half of a sphere, formed by a plane that passes through the center of the sphere.
2. Either the northern or southern half of the Earth as divided by the equator, or the eastern or western half as divided by a meridian.
3. One half of the celestial sphere. See cerebral hemisphere.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemisphere - half of the terrestrial globehemisphere - half of the terrestrial globe  
eastern hemisphere, orient - the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
New World, western hemisphere, occident - the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
earth, globe, world - the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
2.hemisphere - half of a sphere
subfigure - a figure that is a part of another figure
3.hemisphere - either half of the cerebrumhemisphere - either half of the cerebrum    
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
left brain, left hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
right brain, right hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
Translations
نِصْف الكُرة الأرضِيَّه
polokoulehemisféra
halvkuglehemisfære
aivopuoliskopallonpuoliskopuolipallo
félteke
norîur-/suîurhvel
pusrutulio formospusrutulis
puslode
hemisférapologuľa
polobla
hemisfär

hemisphere

[ˈhemɪsfɪəʳ] N (Geog) → hemisferio m

hemisphere

[ˈhɛmɪsfɪər] n
(GEOGRAPHY)hémisphère m northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere
[brain] → hémisphère m

hemisphere

nHalbkugel f, → Hemisphäre f; (of brain)Hemisphäre f, → Gehirnhälfte f; in the northern hemisphereauf der nördlichen Halbkugel, in der nördlichen Hemisphäre

hemisphere

[ˈhɛmɪsfɪəʳ] nemisfero

hemisphere

(ˈhemisfiə) noun
one half of the Earth. Singapore and the British Isles are in the northern hemisphere.
ˌhemiˈspherical (-ˈsfe-) adjective
like half a ball in shape.

hem·i·sphere

n. hemisferio, mitad de una estructura u órgano de forma esférica.

hemisphere

n hemisferio
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