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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Hemisphere(0.02037 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Hemisphere.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: half of the terrestrial globe
2: half of a sphere
3: either half of the cerebrum [syn: cerebral hemisphere]
English → English (gcide)
Hemisphere \Hem"i*sphere\, n. [L. hemisphaerium, Gr. ?; ? half =
? sphere: cf. F. h['e]misph[`e]re. See Hemi-, and
1. A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided
by a plane passing through its center.
2. Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same
in a map or picture.
3. The people who inhabit a hemisphere.
He died . . . mourned by a hemisphere. --J. P.
Cerebral hemispheres. (Anat.) See Brain.
Magdeburg hemispheres (Physics), two hemispherical cups
forming, when placed together, a cavity from which the air
can be withdrawn by an air pump; -- used to illustrate the
pressure of the air. So called because invented by Otto
von Guericke at Magdeburg.