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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) ball or globe; a three-dimensional round body.spher´ical

sphere

[sfir]
a globe-shaped object, theoretically generated by a circle revolving on a diameter as its axis.

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.

sphere

a ball or globe.

attraction sphere
centrosome.
segmentation sphere
1. the morula.
2. a blastomere.
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24) After defining its sphere of influence, the United States exerted its power to defend and enlarge this sphere of influence by keeping other states out.
It is extremely important the city of Santa Clarita assert its influence and extend its sphere of influence to the property.
Los Angeles already submitted its sphere of influence amendment to LAFCO, moving it north to the edge of Santa Clarita's proposed sphere.
Weeks earlier, Los Angeles submitted its sphere of influence amendment to LAFCO, moving it north to the edge of Santa Clarita's proposed sphere.
The sphere of influence outlines the probable, ultimate boundaries of the city.
Santa Clarita is expected to come back May 10 to consider submitting its own application to LAFCO to extend its sphere of influence to the ridgeline and meet L.
There are a lot of areas in the city that were not part of the sphere of influence that LAFCO has approved,'' said Ken Striplin, assistant city manager.
Los Angeles has already begun work to enlarge its sphere of influence by including roughly 30 square miles of unincorporated area along the northern edge of the San Fernando Valley, from Chatsworth to Lake View Terrace.
This, combined with his eminent sphere of influence within the profession, makes him a very strategic addition to the Pcubed family.
And Manual takes an interest in the self-destructive party girl Sofia (Kirsten Dunst) who passes out regularly within his sphere of influence.
LAFCO excluded the entire area south of the city and north of the freeway interchange from Santa Clarita's sphere of influence last year after Los Angeles officials claimed the Santa Susana watershed that runs along the ridgeline and feeds Los Angeles's reservoirs, and Palmer requested that his property be excluded from Santa Clarita's jurisdiction.