hemisphere definition

  • noun:
    • A half of a sphere bounded by outstanding circle.
    • A half of a symmetrical, about spherical object as split by a plane of symmetry.
    • Either half of the celestial world as divided because of the ecliptic, the celestial equator, and/or horizon.
    • Either the north or southern half of our planet as split because of the equator or the east or western 1 / 2 as divided by a meridian.
    • Anatomy Either associated with lateral halves of cerebrum; a cerebral hemisphere.
    • A half world; one half of a sphere or world, when divided by a plane moving through its center.
    • half the terrestrial world, or a projection of the identical in a map or image.
    • The people who inhabit a hemisphere.
    • A half-sphere; one half of a sphere or world created by an airplane moving through the center. Especially
    • 50 % of the terrestrial world; also, half the celestial world, or for the surface associated with the heavens.
    • A map or projection of 1 / 2 of the terrestrial or even the celestial world.
    • In anatomy, either of two big convex and convoluted masses, one on each side, which with the fornix, corpus callosum, thalamencephalon, mesencephalon, and olfactory lobes compensate the cerebrum. See mind, cerebrum, and cerebral.
    • either half of the cerebrum
    • half the terrestrial world
    • 1 / 2 of a sphere

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