topographical
adjective Date: 1571 1. topographic 2. of, relating to, or concerned with the artistic representation of a particular locality <
a topographical poem
>
<
topographical painting
>
topographically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Topographical — Topographic Top o*graph ic, a. Topographical Top o*graph ic*al, [Cf. F. topographique.] Of or pertaining to topography; descriptive of a place. {Top o*graph ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Topographical map}. See under {Cadastral}. Topographical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • topographical — adjective concerned with topography (Freq. 1) a topographical engineer a topographical survey topographic maps • Syn: ↑topographic • Pertains to noun: ↑topography ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • topographical — topo·graph·i·cal .täp ə graf i kəl or topo·graph·ic ik adj 1) of, relating to, or concerned with topography <topographical correspondences between the skin and the cortex (F. A. Geldard)> 2) of or relating to a mind made up of different… …   Medical dictionary

  • topographical — adj. Topographical is used with these nouns: ↑feature, ↑map …   Collocations dictionary

  • topographical — [[t]tɒ̱pəgræ̱fɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A topographical survey or map relates to or shows the physical features of an area of land, for example its hills, valleys, and rivers …   English dictionary

  • topographical — adj. pertaining to topography, pertaining to the science of representing topographical features on maps and charts; representing the surface features of an area …   English contemporary dictionary

  • topographical — topography ► NOUN 1) the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area. 2) a detailed description or representation on a map of such features. DERIVATIVES topographer noun topographic adjective topographical adjective.… …   English terms dictionary

  • topographical — See topograph. * * * …   Universalium

  • topographical — topo·graph·i·cal …   English syllables

  • topographical — See: topography …   English dictionary

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