great circle definition

  • noun:
    • A circle explained by the intersection regarding the area of a sphere with an airplane moving through the center for the world.
    • A segment of these a circle representing the shortest distance between two terrestrial things.
    • A circle defined as the intersection of the area of a sphere and an airplane which passes through centre associated with the world.
    • A segment of these group representing the shortest length between two points at first glance of a sphere.
    • a circular range on the surface of a sphere created by intersecting it with an airplane passing through center

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