**orthometric** — adjective a) Having axes at right angles b) Being corrected for the curvature of the Earth … Wiktionary

**orthometric** — or·tho·metric … English syllables

**orthometric** — “+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary orth + metric : orthogonal … Useful english dictionary

**Orthometric height** — The orthometric height is the distance H along a line of force from a given point P at the physical surface of an object to the geoid. Orthometric heights are what are usually used in the US for ordinary engineering work. Values for measured… … Wikipedia

**Metres above the Adriatic** — The Adriatic datum Metres above the Adriatic (German: Meter über Adria)[1] is an elevation reference system used in Austria and some other European countries based on the average water level of the Adriatic Sea at the Molo Sartorio in Triest… … Wikipedia

**Geodesy** — (pronEng|dʒiːˈɒdɪsi [OED] ), also called geodetics, a branch of earth sciences, is the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the Earth, including its gravitational field, in a three dimensional time varying… … Wikipedia

**Dynamic height** — is a way of specifying the height of a point above a reference, as opposed to orthometric height or normal height. Dynamic height is constant if one follows the same gravity potential as they move from place to place. Because of variations in… … Wikipedia

**Normal height** — Normal heights are heights above sea level, one of several types of height which are all computed slightly differently. Alternatives are: orthometric heights and dynamic heights. The normal height H * of a point is computed from geopotential… … Wikipedia

**Abraham Zelmanov** — (May 15, 1913 February 2, 1987) a prominent scientist working in the General Theory of Relativity and cosmology. He first constructed, in 1944, the complete mathematical method to calculate physical observable quantities in the General Theory of… … Wikipedia

**North American Vertical Datum of 1988** — Geodesy Fundamentals Geodesy · … Wikipedia