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Synonyms for sphere

Synonyms for sphere

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

Synonyms for sphere

any spherically shaped artifact

the geographical area in which one nation is very influential

a particular aspect of life or activity

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a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)

a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center

the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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It suffices that the bees should be enabled to stand at their proper relative distances from each other and from the walls of the last completed cells, and then, by striking imaginary spheres, they can build up a wall intermediate between two adjoining spheres; but, as far as I have seen, they never gnaw away and finish off the angles of a cell till a large part both of that cell and of the adjoining cells has been built.
Thus, as I believe, the most wonderful of all known instincts, that of the hive-bee, can be explained by natural selection having taken advantage of numerous, successive, slight modifications of simpler instincts; natural selection having by slow degrees, more and more perfectly, led the bees to sweep equal spheres at a given distance from each other in a double layer, and to build up and excavate the wax along the planes of intersection.
Bassett, with his own eyes, saw colour and colours transform into sound till the whole visible surface of the vast sphere was a-crawl and titillant and vaporous with what he could not tell was colour or was sound.
These small spheres of glass or gold were later replaced by plastic (acrylic) or silicone spheres.
"This liquid hydrogen sphere will be utilized for NASA's new Space Launch System/Orion program a space frontier program focused on missions to Mars."
The issue of approval of the Memorandum of understanding in the defense sphere between the three countries has been discussed at today's meeting of the Committee on International and Inter-parliamentary Relations of the Parliament of Azerbaijan.
The lack of a shared public sphere is considered to be one of the most significant democratic deficits of the European Union (EU) as a supranational governing entity.
The international move is part of an ambitious three-year strategy that will see Sphere aim to boost its brand profile and increase its turnover to PS40m.
In the second of three volumes on institutional change in Nordic societies, sociologists mostly from the region focus on the public sphere, devoting most of their attention to Norway.
(2) The process of replacing the graphite spheres with fuel spheres should be performed at the beginning of running-in phase, which can quickly increase the quantity of fuel spheres in the core and thus decrease the power per fuel sphere and can avoid discharging fuel spheres at the beginning of running-in phase to improve fuel utilization.
The Blue Sphere pipeline of waste-to-energy developments and acquisition targets has grown and Blue Sphere's management determined that the most efficient way to manage this growth and its overall Project Finance needs was to hire a dedicated Investment Banker.
Reducing the drag on the prover sphere as it moves through the prover reduces the wear on the ball and the coating inside the prover.
Blue Sphere will pay a combination of cash at closing of approximately USD 2,508,990 and the balance of the purchase price shall be paid through a ten-year installment schedule.
Our work represents the first publication to describe how deformability alters and enhances the ability of a sphere to skip across the water surface.
Reminiscent of Pokemon, the color-coding system for the spheres is just one of many aspects where the author expects the reader to unquestioningly accept the way the world is, instead of using science or storytelling to create a seamless reality.