Definition of Geodetics

1. n. Same as Geodesy.



Definition of Geodetics

1. Noun. The scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the earth, its gravitational field and geodynamic phenomena (polar motion, earth tides, and tectonic motion) in three-dimensional, time-varying space. ¹

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Definition of Geodetics

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geodetics

geodesic
geodesic dome
geodesic domes
geodesic line
geodesical
geodesically
geodesics
geodesies
geodesist
geodesists
geodesy
geodetic
geodetic effect
geodetical
geodetically
geodetics (current term)
geodic
geodiferous
geodimeter
geodimeters
geodome
geodomes
geoducks
geodynamic
geodynamical
geodynamics
geodynamo
geodynamos
geodæsy

Literary usage of Geodetics

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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"On these the geodetics are the curves which become right lines when (he surface is unrolled into a plane. From this property a first integral can be ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"Joachimsthal had shown that the first integral of the equation of the geodetics on an ellipsoid could be thrown into the well-known form I'D = constant. ..."

3. Circulars by Johns Hopkins University (1888)
"(prolate spheroid), allowing two varieties of envelope of geodetics through a common point (axes 3:2:2, ..."

4. Lectures on Quaternions: Containing a Systematic Statement of a New by William Rowan Hamilton (1853)
"Again, consider the geodetics on an arbitrary surface of revolution. Here, by 576, &c., we have the equation, S.13^ = 0, ind therefore by 579, ..."

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