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sphere

 [sfēr]
a three dimensional round body; called also globus. adj., adj spher´ical.
attraction sphere centrosome.
segmentation sphere
1. morula.

sphere

(sfēr),
A ball or globular body.
[G. sphaira]

sphere

(sfēr)
A ball or globular body.
[G. sphaira]

sphere 

A term commonly used to denote the spherical component of a prescription or of the power of a lens, or even a spherical lens. See spherical lens; prescription.
far point sphere The imaginary spherical surface on which lie the far points of accommodation for all directions of gaze. See far point of accommodation.
near point s . The imaginary spherical surface on which lie the near points of accommodation for all directions of gaze. See near point of accommodation.
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Using its proprietary Hortonsphere pressure sphere vessel design, McDermott will engineer, procure, fabricate and construct a 1,400,000-gallon cryogenic double wall sphere.
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Diverging from studies that mainly focus on the media channel (Koopmans & Statham, 2010; Triandafyllidou, Wodak, & Kryzanowski, 2009), the case studies in the book follow a three-channel model adapted from Rokkan as the channels of citizen intervention in the public sphere (p.
James Hughes, managing director of Sphere Solutions, said: "We have a strong vision centred on growth and continuing to meet the everevolving needs of our clients.
The above scheme is simulated with VSOP code, and the key physical parameters, such as the maximum power per fuel sphere, the maximum fuel temperature, the refueling rate, and the discharge burnup, are calculated.
Blue Sphere will continue to work with its corporate Investment banking firm, Maxim Group, to focus on the corporate capital and capital markets advisory needs.
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Eastern Sphere will acquire the Facilities from Pronto-Verde AG.
We hope to find answers to questions such as: how far an elastic sphere can skip and how many times, what the upper limit to sphere skipping is, and how large a sphere can get and still be skipped.
where [[??].sub.p], [D.sub.p], and [[rho].sub.p] are the solid sphere velocity, diameter, and material density, respectively.
The water entry of sphere, the most canonical object, presents many unforeseen mechanisms which are important for researchers to study the physics during water entry.
Sphere Medical, which until now was headquartered in Cambridge, England, is moving its main offices to Wales after a successful $19.8 million new-equity fundraising round.