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  1. sphere

    • IPA[sfir]

    美式

    • n.
      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
    • v.
      enclose in or as if in a sphere;form into a rounded or perfect whole
    • noun: sphere, plural noun: spheres

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    名詞

    • 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 globe, ball, orb, spheroid, globule, ... 更多
    • 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 domain, realm, province, field, area, ... 更多

    動詞

    • 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