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geodetic vs. geocentric

[ jee-uh-det-ik ]
  1. pertaining to geodesy.
  2. geodesic.
[ jee-oh-sen-trik ]
  1. having or representing the earth as a center: a geocentric theory of the universe.
  2. using the earth or earthly life as the only basis of evaluation.
  3. viewed or measured as from the center of the earth: the geocentric position of the moon.

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