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Adjective: geodesic  ,jee-u'de-sik or ,jee-u'dee-sik
  1. Of or relating to or determined by geodesy
    - geodetic, geodesical
Noun: geodesic  ,jee-u'de-sik or ,jee-u'dee-sik
  1. (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 line

Derived forms: geodesics

Type of: line

Encyclopedia: Geodesic