Geodetic
Definition of Geodetic
Ge`o`det´ic
a.
1.
Of or
pertaining
to
geodesy
;
obtained
or
determined
by the
operations
of
geodesy
;
engaged
in
geodesy
;
geodesic
; as,
geodetic
surveying
;
geodetic
observers
.
Geodetic line
the
shortest
line
that can be
drawn
between
two
points
on the
elipsoidal
surface
of the
earth
; a
curve
drawn
on any
given
surface
so that the
osculating
plane
of the
curve
at every
point
shall
contain
the
normal
to the
surface
; the
minimum
line
that can be
drawn
on any
surface
between
any two
points
.
Related Words
geodesic
,
geodesical
,
geodesy
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