How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"sphero" is from "sphaira" (globe) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "sphere" or "globe" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|You've noticed how gas bottles are made with spherically curved ends to withstand the pressure.|
|The spherometer at the right is in the Collection of Classical Physics Apparatus, and was purchased probably about 1875.|