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English → English (WordNet) Definition: hemisphere hemisphere n 1: half of the terrestrial globe 2: half of a sphere 3: either half of the cerebrum [syn: cerebral hemisphere]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Hemisphere Hemisphere \Hem"i*sphere\, n. [L. hemisphaerium, Gr. ?; ? half = ? sphere: cf. F. h['e]misph[`e]re. See Hemi-, and Sphere.] 1. A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center. [1913 Webster] 2. Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture. [1913 Webster] 3. The people who inhabit a hemisphere. [1913 Webster] He died . . . mourned by a hemisphere. --J. P. Peters. [1913 Webster] 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hemispheres (Physics), two hemispherical cups forming, when placed together, a cavity from which the air can be withdrawn by an air pump; -- used to illustrate the pressure of the air.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.


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