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geodesic

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adjective geo·de·sic \ˌjē-ə-ˈde-sik, -ˈdē-, -zik\

Definition of geodesic

  1. 1 :  geodetic

  2. 2 :  made of light straight structural elements mostly in tension <a geodesic dome>



1821

First Known Use of geodesic

1821


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geodesic

noun geo·de·sic

Definition of geodesic

  1. :  the shortest line between two points that lies in a given surface



1883

First Known Use of geodesic

1883


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