• Definition for "geodesic line"
• (mathematics) the shortest line between two things on…
• Hypernym for "geodesic line"
• line

# geodesic line definition

• noun:
• (mathematics) the shortest line between two things on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight range on an airplane or an arc of a good group on a sphere)
• (math) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined area (as a straight range on an airplane or an arc of a fantastic circle on a sphere)
• (mathematics) the shortest range between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight range on an airplane or an arc of outstanding group on a sphere)
• (mathematics) the quickest range between two things on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on an airplane or an arc of a good group on a sphere)