noun see geodesy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Geodesist — Ge*od e*sist, n. One versed in geodesy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geodesist — geodesy ► NOUN ▪ the branch of mathematics concerned with the shape and area of the earth or large portions of it. DERIVATIVES geodesist noun. ORIGIN Greek ge daisia, from g earth + daiein to divide …   English terms dictionary

  • geodesist — See geodesy. * * * …   Universalium

  • geodesist — noun A person who works with or studies geodetics …   Wiktionary

  • geodesist — ge·od·e·sist || dʒɪː É‘dɪsɪst / É’d n. one who specializes in geodesy, one who specializes in the measurement of land and determination of geographical points …   English contemporary dictionary

  • geodesist — ge·od·e·sist …   English syllables

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  • geodesy — geodesist, n. /jee od euh see/, n. the branch of applied mathematics that deals with the measurement of the shape and area of large tracts of country, the exact position of geographical points, and the curvature, shape, and dimensions of the… …   Universalium

  • List of Russian explorers — The Russian Empire at its peak in 1866, including the spheres of influence; this territorial expansion largely corresponds to the extent of contiguous exploration by Russians. This is a list of explorers from the Russian Federation, Soviet Union …   Wikipedia

  • History of geodesy — See also the main article on Geodesy. Humanity has always been interested in the Earth. During very early times this interest was limited, naturally, to the immediate vicinity of home and residency, and the fact that we live on a near spherical… …   Wikipedia

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