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Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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Today's topic: sphere

great circle - Any circle on the surface of a sphere that lies on a plane through its center, or a circle that divides into two equal parts—as the Equator. More...

quadrant - A quarter of a circle or sphere. More...

rhumb line - A line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle; the path taken by a ship or plane that maintains a constant compass direction. More...

diameter - From Greek, meaning "measure through" (a circle or sphere, etc.). More...

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