Meaning of GEODESIC in English

GEODESIC

/jee'euh des"ik, -dee"sik/ , adj.

1. Also, geodesical . pertaining to the geometry of curved surfaces, in which geodesic lines take the place of the straight lines of plane geometry.

n.

2. See geodesic line .

[ 1815-25; géodésique. See GEODESY, -IC ]

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