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Verb
/sfi(ə)r/,
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spheres, plural;
  1. Enclose in or as if in a sphere

  2. Form into a rounded or perfect whole

Noun
  1. A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center

  2. An object having this shape; a ball or globe

  3. A globe representing the earth

  4. A celestial body

  5. The sky perceived as a vault upon or in which celestial bodies are represented as lying

  6. Each of a series of revolving concentrically arranged spherical shells in which celestial bodies were formerly thought to be set in a fixed relationship

  7. An area of activity, interest, or expertise
    • - his new wife's skill in the domestic sphere
  8. 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

  1. a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
  2. any spherically shaped artifact
  3. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
  4. sector: a particular aspect of life or activity; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"
  5. a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
  6. a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center
  7. A sphere (from Greek σφαῖρα—sphaira, "globe, ball") is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space, such as the shape of a round ball. ...
  8. Sphere is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.
  9. Sphere were an American jazz ensemble which began as a tribute to Thelonious Monk. Consisting of Monk's longtime tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Buster Williams, and Monk's former drummer Ben Riley, saxophonist Gary Bartz assumed Rouse's place after his death in 1988.
  10. The celestial spheres, or celestial orbs, were the fundamental entities of the cosmological models developed by Plato, Eudoxus, Aristotle, Ptolemy, Copernicus and others. ...
  11. is a J-pop idol unit made up of voice actresses who are all managed by Sony Music Entertainment, under the Lantis music label in the Music Ray'n subdivision of GloryHeaven. The group debuted in April 2009 releasing their first single "Future Stream". ...
  12. Sphere is a science fiction novel written by Michael Crichton and published in 1987. It was made into the film Sphere in 1998.
  13. A sphere of x dimensions
  14. 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 [from 14th c.]; A spherical physical object; a globe or ball. [from 14th c. ...
  15. (spheres) (of existence): avacara (q.v.). - The 4 immaterial spheres (āyatana): s. jhāna (5-8).
  16. (Spheres) Ancient astronomers, starting at least with Pythagoras, held that the Earth was the centre of the universe and that the planets and stars occupied positions in a series of concentric, crystal spheres surrounding the Earth.
  17. (2. Spheres) I only know of two things that are spherical (and evil), a woman’s breasts (super evil) and a man’s testicles (where Hell is). So, what, the Earth is a giant breast/testicle floating in the middle of nowhere, not inside of a room that God built? Fact: It is.
  18. (Spheres) (NFB 1969). Gould plays Bach Fugue 24 and Prelude 20 (Book I) and Fugue 14 (Book II) from The Well-tempered Clavier.
  19. (Spheres) At 3rd level Violators gain spell casting. But they can only learn Illusion spells and none that cause direct damage to a target. Every even level up Violators gain an additional spell of the previous level until they Max at 2 of each level to 9th level spells...i.e. ...
  20. (Spheres) is about spaces of coexistence, spaces which are commonly overlooked or taken for granted and conceal information crucial to developing an understanding of what humans are. ...
  21. (The Spheres) are mysterious items appearing in both Super Robot Wars Z and 2nd Super Robot Wars Z. These mysterious items were created by an unknown origin and is said it can control Dimensional Quakes at will when activated. ...
  22. Spheres are the beginning of the universe. They are the starting point of all sacred geometry and the visica piscis. They are the most perfect of all shapes and through them, and around them, energy flows in a continuous and harmonious pattern. ...
  23. (spheric) A lens with a smooth, sphere-shaped or rounded surface that bends light rays equally in all directions.
  24. (spheric) Globe- or ball-shaped; circular in three dimensions.
  25. an ophthalmic lens with no cylindrical power or addition. It has the same power in all parts of the lens.