ADJECTIVE | pert | geodesic, geodetic, geodesical | of or relating to or determined by geodesy |
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NOUN | shape | geodesic, geodesic line | (mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere) |

Sounds | jhiy.ahdeh'sihk | |
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Rhymes | academic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk... |

Meaning | Of or relating to or determined by geodesy. | |
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Synonyms | geodetic, geodesical | |

Spanish | geodésico | |

Catalan | geodèsic | |

Nouns | geodesic | (mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere) |

geodesy | the branch of geology that studies the shape of the earth and the determination of the exact position of geographical points |

Meaning | (mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere). | |
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Synonym | geodesic line | |

Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |

Broader | line | A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness |

Spanish | geodésica, geodésico | |

Catalan | geodèsica | |

Adjectives | geodesic | of or relating to or determined by geodesy |

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