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Great circle - In a sphere, a great circle is defined as a circle that shares the same radius and centre as the sphere; in the real of navigation over the surface of an ideally spheric celestial body, a great circle arc is the shortest distance between two points located on the surface.
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Origin of the term - Navigation, cartography.
Phonetics - This term is phonetically described or pronounced as: Literal.
Synonyms - Related words or with the same meaning: map, projection.
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