Definition of sphericity in English:

sphericity

noun

  • See spheric

    • ‘A correction for violations to the assumption to sphericity was applied to the results.’
    • ‘It is no exaggeration at all to say that the reality of human evolution is now as well established as is the sphericity of the earth.’
    • ‘That procedure reduces degrees of freedom in proportion to the degree of departure from sphericity and protects against Type I errors.’
    • ‘He correctly interpreted what he saw as proving the existence of mountains and craters where natural philosophers demanded perfect sphericity in the perfect heavens.’
    • ‘He explained eclipses, solstices and equinoxes, announced the sphericity of the earth and its diurnal revolution on its axis.’

Pronunciation

sphericity

/sfɛˈrɪsɪti/