global vs spherical what difference

what is difference between global and spherical

English

Etymology

From globe +‎ -al; compare French global.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡləʊbəl/
  • (US) enPR: glō’bəl, IPA(key): /ˈɡloʊbəl/
  • Rhymes: -əʊbəl

Adjective

global (comparative more global, superlative most global)

  1. Concerning all parts of the world.
  2. (not comparable) Pertaining to the whole of something; total, universal:
    1. (not comparable, computing) Of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program.
    2. Which has to be considered in its entirety.
  3. Spherical, ball-shaped.
  4. (not comparable) Of or relating to a globe or sphere.

Synonyms

  • (concerning all parts of the world): world-wide, planetary
  • (spherical): ball-shaped, globular, round, spherical
  • (of or relating to a globe or sphere):

Antonyms

  • (concerning all parts of the world): domestic, national, local, regional
  • (of a variable, in computing): local

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Noun

global (plural globals)

  1. (computing) A globally scoped identifier.

Antonyms

  • local

Further reading

  • global on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Adverb

global (comparative more global, superlative most global)

  1. In the global manner; world-wide.

References

  • global at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • global in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • global in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ɡloˈbal/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ɡluˈbal/

Adjective

global (masculine and feminine plural globals)

  1. global (concerning all parts of the world)

Derived terms

  • globalitzar
  • globalment

Further reading

  • “global” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “global” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “global” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “global” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Etymology

From globe (“globe”), from Latin globus (globe, sphere).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡlɔ.bal/
  • Homophones: globale, globales

Adjective

global (feminine singular globale, masculine plural globaux, feminine plural globales)

  1. (originally) global, spherical; (hence) concerning the whole world
  2. as a whole, on the whole; total

Synonyms

  • (spherical): globulaire, sphérique
  • (worldwide): mondial

Antonyms

  • (not worldwide): local, régional
  • (not on the whole): particulier, spécifique

Derived terms

  • globalement
  • globaliser
  • globalisme
  • globaliste

Related terms

  • globe
  • globulare

Further reading

  • “global” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Adjective

global m or f (plural globais)

  1. global

Derived terms

Related terms

  • globo

Further reading

  • “global” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

global (not comparable)

  1. global (worldwide)

Declension

Synonyms

  • (worldwide): weltweit

Antonyms

  • (worldwide): lokal, regional

Further reading

  • “global” in Duden online

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch globaal, from French global, globe, from Latin globus (globe, sphere).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡlobal]
  • Hyphenation: glo‧bal

Adjective

global

  1. general, not precise, rough.
  2. global, worldwide.

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “global” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From the noun globus.

Adjective

global (neuter singular globalt, definite singular and plural globale)

  1. global

Synonyms

  • verdensomspennende

Derived terms

  • global oppvarming

References

  • “global” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From the noun globus.

Adjective

global (neuter singular globalt, definite singular and plural globale)

  1. global

Derived terms

  • global oppvarming

References

  • “global” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Pronunciation

Adjective

global m (feminine singular globala, masculine plural globals, feminine plural globalas)

  1. global (concerning all parts of the world)

Portuguese

Etymology 1

globo (globe) +‎ -al

Adjective

global m or f (plural globais, comparable)

  1. global (concerning all parts of the world)
    Synonym: mundial
  2. (computing, of a variable) global (accessible by all parts of a program)
Derived terms
  • globalizar

Etymology 2

Globo +‎ -al

Adjective

global m or f (plural globais, comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Rede Globo, a Brazilian TV network.

Further reading

  • Rede Globo on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Rede Globo on the Portuguese Wikipedia.Wikipedia pt

Further reading

  • “global” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian

Etymology

From French global.

Adjective

global m or n (feminine singular globală, masculine plural globali, feminine and neuter plural globale)

  1. global

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡloˈbal/, [ɡloˈβ̞al]

Adjective

global (plural globales)

  1. global (concerning all parts of the world)
    Synonym: mundial
    Antonym: local

Derived terms

Related terms

  • globo

Further reading

  • “global” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Etymology

glob +‎ -al

Adjective

global (not comparable)

  1. global, spanning the entire globe, the whole world, international, universal

Declension

Derived terms

  • globalisera


English

Alternative forms

  • sphærical (archaic)

Etymology

From Latin sphericus (+ -al), from Ancient Greek σφαιρικός (sphairikós)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sfɛɹɪkəl/, /sfiːɹɪkəl/

Adjective

spherical (comparative more spherical, superlative most spherical)

  1. (geometry) Shaped like a sphere.
    Synonyms: globular, orbicular, round
  2. (geometry, not comparable) Of, or pertaining to, spheres.
  3. (mathematics) Of a coordinate system, specifying the location of a point in a plane by using a radius and two angles.
  4. (astrology) Of or relating to the heavenly orbs, or to the sphere or spheres in which, according to ancient astronomy and astrology, they were set.
    • 1606: William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 1, Scene 2
      Knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance.

Derived terms

Translations

Further reading

  • spherical in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • spherical in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • spherical at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • clipshear

Scots

Etymology

From English spherical.

Adjective

spherical

  1. spherical

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