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cosmo- +‎ sphere


cosmosphere (plural cosmospheres)

  1. An apparatus for showing the position of the Earth with respect to the fixed stars, consisting of a hollow glass globe marked with the stars and constellations and containing a terrestrial globe.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cosmosphere in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)