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Categories: Riemannian geometry, Circles, Spherical trigonometry, Spherical curves, Elementary geometry
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great circle  Great circle route  great-circle  Great circle, terrestrial  Great Circle Mapper
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A circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center WordNet 3.0
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A circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A great circle, also known as an orthodrome, of a sphere is the intersection of the sphere and a plane that passes through the center point of the sphere. Wikipedia
Intersection of the sphere and a plane which passes through the center point of the sphere Wikidata
A circle defined as the intersection of the surface of a sphere and a plane which passes through the centre of the sphere. Wiktionary
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