## geodesic

ge·o·des·ic- geodetic (sense )
- designating the shortest surface line between two points on a surface, esp. a curved surface
- of or pertaining to the geometry of such lines

- ⌂ Archit. having a structurally strong surface made up of short, straight, lightweight bars that form a grid of polygons:
*geodesic*dome

a geodesic line

## geodesic

adjective

**a.**Of or relating to the geometry of geodesics.**b.**Of or relating to geodesy.- Having a structure consisting of lightweight rods or poles joined so as to form interlocking polygons whose vertices lie on an imaginary sphere:
*a geodesic dome.*

noun

The shortest path between two points on any mathematically defined surface.

Origin of geodesic

From**geodesy**.

**geodesic**

geodesic dome

## geodesic

Adjective

(*comparative* more geodesic, *superlative* most geodesic)

- of or relating to geodesy
- of or relating to a geodesic dome