geographical tongue ge·o·graph·i·cal tongue (jē’ə-grāf’ĭ-kəl)
A chronic inflammation of the tongue characterized by distinct somewhat circular groupings of lesions bounded by a white band. Also called benign migratory glossitis, erythema migrans linguae, pityriasis linguae.
- Geographic arbitrage
noun the practice of high-paid professionals moving to less-expensive areas
noun, Sociology. 1. a doctrine that regards geographical conditions as the determining or molding agency of group life.
- Geographic information system
Geographic Information System (jē’ə-grāf’ĭk) A computer application used to store, view, and analyze geographical information, especially maps. application (GIS) A computer system for capturing, storing, checking, integrating, manipulating, analysing and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface. Typically, a GIS is used for handling maps of one kind or another. These might be […]
- Geographic mile
geographic mile See nautical mile.