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Hemisphere

Hem´i`sphere
n.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. Peters.
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(Physics) two hemispherical cups forming, when placed together, a cavity from which the air can be withdrawn by an air pump; - used to illustrate the pressure of the air.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.
Noun1.hemisphere - half of the terrestrial globe
2.hemisphere - half of a sphere
3.hemisphere - either half of the cerebrum
ambit, arena, bailiwick, beat, border, borderland, circle, circuit, demesne, department, domain, dominion, field, fifty percent, fifty-fifty, half, half-and-half, judicial circuit, jurisdiction, march, mediety, moiety, orb, orbit, pale, precinct, province, realm, round, semicircle, semisphere, sphere, walk
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