hemisphere hemisphere  /ˈhɛ mɪs ˌfɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) half of the terrestrial globe
  2. (n) half of a sphere
  3. (n) either half of the cerebrum

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The hemisphere's leaders will spend at least eight of their 10 scheduled hours for talks closeted away from the press.
  2. The Organization of American States this week tests its ability to cope with the major problems of the Western Hemisphere.
  3. If Germany should dominate the policy of one nation in this hemisphere, the security of the entire hemisphere would be threatened.

News

  1. New satellite map of forests can yield carbon, climate information

    PARIS, June 26 (UPI) -- New, precise maps of the northern hemisphere's biomass can improve understanding of the carbon cycle and predictions of Earth's future climate, scientists say.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. A Photographic History of Channing Tatum’s Many Sweaters

    What's that you say? It's not knit season? Well it is in the Southern Hemisphere, and also in London, where Channing Tatum has been for the last few months filming Jupiter Ascending. Tatum, whose White House Down comes out this weekend (in which there are no sweaters to be found), ... More »        
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Vulture

  3. Northern Biomass Of Earth Has Been Mapped And Measured

    ESA The biomass of the northern hemisphere’s forests has been mapped with greater precision than ever before thanks to satellites, improving our understanding of the carbon cycle and our prediction of Earth’s future climate. Accurately measuring forest biomass and how it varies are key elements for taking stock of forests and vegetation. Since forests assist in removing carbon dioxide from the ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. The pact would "expand Costa Rica's access to the US market, safeguard that access under international law, attract US and other investment and link Costa Rica to some of the most dynamic economies of our hemisphere," White House press secretary...
    on Oct 8, 2006 By: Dana Perino Source: 940 News

  2. "We are working with Oregon State University to do formalized research in the southern hemisphere," Terri Irwin told the Nine Network television. "We can actually learn everything the Japanese are learning with lethal research by using...
    on Sep 22, 2007 By: Terri Irwin Source: Prince George Citizen

  3. "I just don't think there's any question about who has the preponderance of power in the Western Hemisphere," Rice told reporters at a press conference, when asked whether the United States views the strengthening military relations between...
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Xinhua

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