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 (jē′ə-dĕt′ĭk) also ge·o·det·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)

ge′o·det′i·cal·ly adv.
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1. (Mathematics) of or relating to geodesy
2. (Mathematics) another word for geodesic
ˌgeoˈdetically adv
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(ˌdʒi əˈdɛt ɪk)

also ge`o•det′i•cal,

pertaining to geodesy.
[1665–75; derivative of geodesy]
ge`o•det′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.geodetic - of or relating to or determined by geodesy
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