sphericity
EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
From spheric + ity. In the geometrical sense, defined by the geologist Hakon Wadell in 1935.
NounEdit
sphericity (countable and uncountable, plural sphericities)
 (chiefly uncountable) The quality of being spherical, being a sphere.
 (geometry, countable) The ratio of the surface area of a given particle to the surface area of a sphere with the same volume.
SynonymsEdit
 (being a sphere): sphericality, sphericalness, sphereness; orbicularity, roundness
TranslationsEdit
quality of being spherical


ratio of particle surface area to sphere surface area


See alsoEdit
 sphericity on Wikipedia.Wikipedia