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geodesic

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

Definition of geodesic

2 :made of light straight structural elements mostly in tension
  • a geodesic dome

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First Known Use of geodesic

1821


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geodesic

noun

Definition of geodesic

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

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First Known Use of geodesic

1883


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