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 (sfîr′ĭ-kəl, sfĕr′-) also spher·ic (-ĭk)
a. Having the shape of a sphere; globular.
b. Having a shape approximating that of a sphere.
2. Of or relating to a sphere.
3. Of or relating to celestial bodies.

spher′i·cal·ly adv.
spher′i·cal·ness n.
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Adv.1.spherically - in a spherical manner; "spherically shaped"
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