how to pronounce geodesic


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geodesic is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of geodesic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… front of a geodesic dome yeah also the …”

meanings of geodesic


  1. A course allowing the parallel-transport of vectors along a course that causes tangent vectors to remain tangent vectors throughout that course (a straight curve, a line that is straight).
  2. A segment of a great circle.
  3. The shortest line between two points on a specific surface.


  1. Of or relating to geodesy.
  2. Of or relating to a geodesic dome.

geodesic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word geodesic occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics geodesic can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that geodesic can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

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