geodetic

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adjective geo·det·ic \ˌjē-ə-ˈde-tik\
variants: or less commonly

geodetical

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Definition of geodetic

  1. :  of, relating to, or determined by geodesy

Origin and Etymology of geodetic

geodesy; after such pairs as heresy : heretic


First Known Use: circa 1828

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