geodesic

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1geo·de·sic

adjective \ˌjē-ə-ˈde-sik, -ˈdē-, -zik\

Definition of GEODESIC

1
:  geodetic
2
:  made of light straight structural elements mostly in tension <a geodesic dome>

First Known Use of GEODESIC

1821

2geodesic

noun

Definition of GEODESIC

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

First Known Use of GEODESIC

1883

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