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According to WordNet, the noun "sphere" has 7 sense(s).
105853100 a particular aspect of life or activity; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life".
113898899 a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center.
113899200 a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses).
- SUMO Mappings: Sphere (equivalent mapping)
114514039 a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit".
104274530 any spherically shaped artifact.
- SUMO Mappings: Sphere (subsuming mapping)
108521267 the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
- SUMO Mappings: Artifact (subsuming mapping)
108653570 the geographical area in which one nation is very influential.
- SUMO Mappings: Region (instance mapping)
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