Definition of Geodetic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or determined by geodesy.

Exact synonyms: Geodesic, Geodesical
Derivative terms: Geodesic, Geodesy, Geodesy, Geodesy
Partainyms: Geodesy, Geodesy, Geodesy



Definition of Geodetic

1. a. Of or pertaining to geodesy; obtained or determined by the operations of geodesy; engaged in geodesy; geodesic; as, geodetic surveying; geodetic observers.

Definition of Geodetic

1. Adjective. of, or relating to geodesy; geodesic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Geodetic

1. pertaining to geodesy [adj] - See also: geodesy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Geodetic

geodemographics
geodemography
geodephagous
geodes
geodesic
geodesic dome
geodesic domes
geodesic line
geodesical
geodesically
geodesics
geodesies
geodesist
geodesists
geodesy
geodetic (current term)
geodetic effect
geodetical
geodetically
geodetics
geodic
geodiferous
geodimeter
geodimeters
geodome
geodomes
geoducks
geodynamic
geodynamical

Literary usage of Geodetic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"In this reorganization two very prominent features, from a geodetic ... Probably no other man has had the influence upon the geodetic operations of the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"With a view of securing co-operation in the solution of the problem, an International geodetic Association was formed, comprising the United States and the ..."

3. Geodesy by Alexander Ross Clarke (1880)
"Here, indeed, it has been completely set aside, partly because the long arcs measured are in the direction of the meridian—itself a geodetic line—and partly ..."

4. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States, of by United States, Edward Thompson Company (1918)
"COAST AND geodetic SURVEY Ad of May 22, 1917, ch. —,. Sec. 16. Vessels, Equipment, Stations and Personnel — Transfer to War or Navy Department — Officers ..."

5. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"Of a geodetic Line.—Let a'A = azimuth of the geodetic line at A; ... Then the characteristic property of the geodetic line is shown by sin. a'A cos. ..."

6. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"Then the characteristic property of the geodetic line is shown by sin. o'A cos. ... Astronomical and geodetic Azimuths. The astronomical azimuth is the ..."

7. Guide to the Archives of the Government of the United States in Washington by Claude Halstead Van Tyne (1907)
"COAST AND geodetic SURVEY. A coast survey was authorized by Congress in 1807 (2 Stat. L. 418), and the history of the Coast and geodetic Survey is generally ..."

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