HyperDic: geodesic

English > 2 senses of the word geodesic:
ADJECTIVEpertgeodesic, geodetic, geodesicalof or relating to or determined by geodesy
NOUNshapegeodesic, 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)
geodesic > pronunciation
Soundsjhiy.ahdeh'sihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > geodesic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or determined by geodesy.
Synonymsgeodetic, geodesical
Spanishgeodésico
Catalangeodèsic
Nounsgeodesic(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)
geodesythe branch of geology that studies the shape of the earth and the determination of the exact position of geographical points
English > geodesic: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
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).
Synonymgeodesic line
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
BroaderlineA length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
Spanishgeodésica, geodésico
Catalangeodèsica
Adjectivesgeodesicof or relating to or determined by geodesy

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