- geodesic dome,
- geodesic line,
- geodetic latitude,
- geodetic longitude,
- geodetic survey,
- geodetic surveying
Origin of geodesy
Examples from the Web for geodesy
So we shall put the question otherwise; can geodesy aid us the better to know nature?
The mean equatorial radius of the earth, as given in Clark's Geodesy, is 3963.3 English miles.
Geodesy, je-od′e-si, n. a science whose object is to measure the earth and its parts on a large scale.
Geodesy of one distance is when the measurer for the finding of the desired dimension doth not change his place of standing.
And this is the geodesy or manner of measuring of an Icosaedrum.
Word Origin for geodesy
1560s, "surveying," from Modern Latin geodaesia, from Greek geodaisia "division of the earth;" ultimately from ge "earth" (see Gaia) + stem of daiein "divide."