sphere

suomi-englanti sanakirja

sphere englannista suomeksi

  1. ala

  2. pallo

  3. vaikutuspiiri

  4. pallopinta

  5. piiri, alue

  6. taivaanpallo

  1. Substantiivi

  2. pallo, pallopinta

  3. pallo

  4. taivaankansi

  5. ala, alue, toimintapiiri, toiminta-alue

  6. Verbi

sphere englanniksi

  1. A regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter (defdate).

  2. A spherical physical object; a globe or ball. (defdate)

  3. (RQ:Milton PL)

  4. 2011, Piers Sellers, ''The Guardian'', 6 July:

  5. So your orientation changes a little bit but it sinks in that the world is a sphere, and you're going around it, sometimes under it, sideways, or over it.
  6. The apparent outer limit of space; the edge of the heavens, imagined as a hollow globe within which celestial bodies appear to be embedded. (defdate)

  7. 1635, John Donne, "His parting form her":

  8. Though cold and darkness longer hang somewhere, / Yet ''Phoebus'' equally lights all the Sphere.
  9. Any of the concentric hollow transparent globes formerly believed to rotate around the Earth, and which carried the body|heavenly bodies; there were originally believed to be eight, and later nine and ten; friction between them was thought to cause a harmonious sound (the ''of the spheres''). (defdate)

  10. (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essay), vol.1, p.153:

  11. It is more simplicitie to teach our children(..)the knowledge of the starres, and the motion of the eighth spheare, before their owne.
  12. 1646, (w), ''Pseudodoxia Epidemica'', I.6:

  13. They understood not the motion of the eighth sphear from West to East, and so conceived the longitude of the Stars invariable.
  14. An area of activity for a planet; or by extension, an area of influence for a god, hero etc. (defdate)

  15. The region in which something or someone is active; one's province, domain. (defdate)

  16. 1946, (w), ''History of Western Philosophy'', I.20:

  17. They thought – originally on grounds derived from religion – that each thing or person had its or his proper sphere, to overstep which is ‘unjust’.
  18. The set of all points in three-dimensional space (or ''n''-dimensional space, in topology) that are a fixed distance from a fixed point (defdate).

  19. The extension of a general conception, or the totality of the individuals or species to which it may be applied.

  20. To place in a sphere, or among the spheres; to ensphere.

  21. (RQ:Shakespeare Troilus)

  22. To make round or spherical; to perfect.

  23. (RQ:Tennyson Princess)

  24. (l) (gloss)