
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 threedimensional, timevarying space. ¹
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Definition of Geodetics
1. [n]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Geodetics
Literary usage of Geodetics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 wellknown 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, ..."