Translation of sphere in Spanish:

sphere

esfera, n.

Pronunciation /sfɪr//sfɪə/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(globe)

      esfera feminine
      • There, in perfect view, a glowing sphere of blues and whites and greens magnified in the black sky.
      • Somehow, years worth of earwax had built up inside of his canals and formed two big black spheres of dirt.
      • His eyes intently focused on the black sphere in the middle of the lab.
      • As she breaks the surface, there is a slight audible pop, much like that of a soap bubble, and the sphere dissolves in a small flash of many colors.
      • Not expecting a response, Sarah is startled when, as a dark wind blows, Jareth appears in a sparkling black robe, wielding magical glass spheres and offering an ultimatum.
      • When all are on it, the whale creates a bubble-like sphere around it.
      • The sphere looked much like a dark crystal ball with swirling colors, all dark shades, mixing and moving inside.
      • West remembered seeing the small black spheres on the walls.
      • The archon floated over to a shiny sphere filled with orbiting balls of light.
      • He then merely raised his hands above his head and ancient phrases started to escape from his lips as a black sphere of nothingness started to appear between his palms.
      • These will include a 20-metre sphere representing the Earth.
      • His eye notices a tiny sphere of black in the wet soil.
      • They seemed to have no intention of stopping either and they were only spurred on when the Shadowman started throwing black spheres of corrosive black energy at her.
      • Bob then lifted his hand to waist height and then turned it palm side up, a light then came from Bob's hand and formed a sphere that looked like earth.
      • He saw a large ghost pulling on a long lever, at the opposite end of which a plunger crushed a smiling white ball into a billiard-sized sphere.
      • Those spheres scorched the black sky in colours of red and gold and burned groves into the ground upon landing.
      • The black sphere was getting bigger every nanosecond.
      • A black sphere surrounded with bolts of lightening then appeared.
      • The mystical warrior balled up his fist, summoning a sphere of black energy, which was surrounded by purple lightening, and flung it into the air.
      • In her mind she could extend a mental sphere around her body and no matter what she was looking at she could see everything that happened within that circle.
      • The denouement is a huge canvas, a good 20 cm deep, with a cluster of faces contained in bubble-like spheres.
      • As the concert progressed this balloon gave birth to a sphere, which then disgorged a giant plastic ball.
      • A new logo was also designed for the Airport, consisting of a bird in flight, silhouetted against a sphere or the earth's globe.

    • 1.2Astronomy History

      esfera feminine
      the celestial sphere la bóveda / esfera celeste
      • The twin suns of Safi and Soka were discernible as bloated yellow-red spheres just over the horizon.
      • These heavenly spheres, eternally revolving, produce harmonious sounds only the truly inspired can hear.
      • The spheres above man contain the heavenly bodies, the angels and finally, God.
      • Planets float about the sphere as satellites, the bright sun rakes across its surface, and you want to move under it and explore the space beneath this levitating orb.
      • The symbol of the sun and moon lay embossed on the frontal bind, the lunar sphere overtaking the sun in wars of dark and light.
      • As a result, humanistic theories sometimes seem more optimistic than realistic, and more appropriate for managing the heavenly spheres than a real assembly plant or fast food franchise.
      • He knew the stars to be attached to crystal spheres revolving about the Earth.
      • Anyway, the large sphere is the planet, obviously.
      • But Copernicus kept the old astronomy by retaining the system of spheres and epicycles.
      • Aristotle's geocentric astronomy, which attaches the heavenly bodies to a series of concentric spheres, was not his own creation.

  • 2

    (field, circle)
    esfera feminine
    ámbito masculine
    within the sphere of politics en el ámbito / campo político
    • that's outside my sphere eso no es de mi competencia
    • The largest gulf separates the two men on the role of the market in the public sphere.
    • It may be permissible to call them economic conflicts because they concern that sphere of human life which is, in common speech, known as the sphere of economic activities.
    • It is indispensable that all of us, including people living with HIV-AIDS, our leaders in all spheres of society and our media, actively collaborate in this effort.
    • In the economic sphere, Cuba has promoted Internet development in areas that can generate hard currency and shore up the regime economically.
    • In civil society and the public sphere, myriad groups interact and seek to influence each other.
    • However, this is to exclude the role of civil society and the public sphere from this process.
    • With the birth of trade unionism, women became important in the economic sphere, although the male-dominated society did not accept women as political equals.
    • In other areas of the public sphere, most people are in favour of an egalitarian system, even if it's slower.
    • However, this is not to be equated with genuine globalization in the economic sphere, and the extent of this has been exaggerated.
    • Public and private spheres of human activity have always been considered distinct, and have been regulated accordingly.
    • In the past, the Malays were tied to their agrarian communities, and the British brought in Chinese and Indians to partake in different spheres of economic activities.
    • They based their nation-building activities and their participation in the politics of the public sphere on their maternal role in society.
    • There is no doubt that the preceding generations of Russian Navy servicemen thoroughly used the war experience in all spheres of naval activity.
    • This can be seen in the following quotation, in which Pareto connects interests with the economic sphere.
    • Few of us had emerged so far into the public sphere of largely male activity that the guys had actually noticed the shift.
    • Rather than acquiesce, many women won a voice in the public sphere by forming societies and clubs for self-improvement and community reform.
    • Important aspects of this public sphere were newspapers, literary journals, reading societies, and salons.
    • At first they used their political power to drive Hindus and Sikhs out of the bureaucratic, economic and educational spheres.
    • This development has major consequences, particularly for women who are often required to withdraw from the public and male-controlled spheres of society.
    • External factors are also important in the case of social institutions outside the economic sphere.