hemisphere

  1. half of the terrestrial globe
  2. half of a sphere
  3. either half of the cerebrum

Hemisphere

• (n.) Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture. • (n.) A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center. • (n.) The people who inhabit a hemisphere.
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hemisphere

(Gk: hemi=half; sphaira sphere) half sphere. If one looks at the world from space, only a hemisphere is seen. But this hemisphere could be centred anywhere. When centred on the vast Pacific Ocean, the 'water' hemisphere shows far more sea than land. NZ happens to lie in that region. When centred above NZ, the hemisphere shows much water.
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hemisphere

(hem´ĭ-sfēr) half of a spherical or roughly spherical structure or organ. cerebral hemisphere one of the paired structures constituting the largest part of the brain, which together comprise the extensive cerebral cortex, centrum semiovale, basal ganglia, and rhinenceph...
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hemisphere

1. A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center. ... 2. Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture. ... 3. The people who inhabit a hemisphere. 'He died . . . Mourned by a hemisphere.' (J. P. Peters)ten Cerebral hemispheres. ... <anatomy> See Brain. ... &l...
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hemisphere

cerebral hemisphere noun either half of the cerebrum
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Hemisphere

(Northern-/Southern-) The word Hemisphere comes from the Greek word hemisphairion which literally translated means half of a sphere or ball. In this case a hemisphere refers to half of the earth. Halfway between the South Pole and the North Pole there is an invisible line called the Equator. This line divides the Northern Hemisphere and the ...
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Hemisphere

[brain] ➔ Back to article `Flock` ...
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hemisphere

[Noun] One half of the earth.
Example: The seasons are different in the northern and southern hemispheres.
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Hemisphere

[Paradis] `Hémisphère` is the second 12` release by Parisian duo Paradis and was the third release on Tim Sweeney`s Beats In Space Records. The 12` features two tracks, on side (a) `Hémisphère` and on side (b) `Je m’ennuie`. The track `Hémisphère` features a beautifully crafted upbeat house pop combination unique to Paradis. `Je m...
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Hemisphere

Hem'i·sphere noun [ Latin hemisphaerium , Greek ...; ... half = ... sphere: confer French hémisphère . See Hemi- , and Sphere .] 1. A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center. 2. Half of the terrestri...
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Hemisphere

A half of a celestial sphere.
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hemisphere

A half of the celestial sphere that is divided into two halves by either the horizon, the celestial equator, or the ecliptic .
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hemisphere

A hemisphere is half a sphere or globe.
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Hemisphere

A hemisphere is half a sphere, especially one of the halves into which the earth may be supposed to be divided. It is common to speak of the Eastern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere, the former, also called the Old World, comprising Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, etc; the latter, North and South America, etc. The boundary between the two is ...
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hemisphere

a traditional unit of solid angle equal to 1/2 sphere, 2pi steradians, or about 20 626.48 square degrees.
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hemisphere

Greek hemi = half, sphaira = ball, hence, half of a sphere.
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Hemisphere

Half of a sphere.Drag CoefficientCd = 0.38 Re = 1e3 A = pd2/4
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Hemisphere

One half of a sphere. The term is usually applied to regions north or south of the equator.
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hemisphere

Type: Term Pronunciation: hem′i-sfēr Definitions: 1. Half a spheric structure. Synonyms: hemispherium
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hemisphere

[n] - half of a sphere 2. [n] - half of the terrestrial globe 3. [n] - either half of the cerebrum
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