Meaning of GEODESIC in English


[ ˌdʒi:ə(ʊ)'dɛsɪk , -'di:sɪk ]

■ adjective

1》 relating to or denoting the shortest possible line between two points on a sphere or other curved surface.

2》 (of a dome) constructed from struts which follow ~ lines and form an open framework of triangles and polygons.

3》 another term for geodetic .

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