Glossary for Geospatial Science

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solid modeling:† The process of rendering a 3D surface from vector type data.† This process is widely used in CAD software packages to prepare a realistic color presentation of a component part, a building, or other solid object from complex vector-oriented engineering drawings.† In GIS vector-oriented software, contours of the surface of the land stored as vectors might be used to render a solid model of the landís surface.