photomap
noun Date: 1939 a photograph which is taken vertically from above (as from an airplane) and upon which a grid and data pertinent to maps have been added • photomap verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • photomap — I. ˈfōd.ōˌmap noun Etymology: phot + map : a photograph or series of matched photographs taken vertically from an airplane upon which a grid and data pertinent to maps (as scale and place names) have been added II. transitive verb : to make a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • photomap — A reproduction of a photograph or photomosaic upon which the grid lines, marginal data, contours, place names, boundaries, and other data may be added …   Military dictionary

  • photomap — /foh teuh map /, n., v., photomapped, photomapping. n. 1. a mosaic of aerial photographs marked as a map, with grid lines, place names, etc. v.t. 2. to map by means of aerial photography. [1865 70; PHOTO + MAP] * * * …   Universalium

  • photomap — 1. noun A map made by the superimposition of aerial photographs onto grid lines, contours and other normal map features 2. verb To produce such a map (from a photograph or existing map) …   Wiktionary

  • photomap — n. map made from a photograph upon which identifying names and markings have been placed …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • photomap — pho·to·map …   English syllables

  • photomap — pho•to•map [[t]ˈfoʊ təˌmæp[/t]] n. v. mapped, map•ping 1) sur a mosaic of aerial photographs marked as a map, with grid lines, place names, etc 2) sur to map by means of aerial photography • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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