surveying

  • 1Surveying — Sur*vey ing, n. That branch of applied mathematics which teaches the art of determining the area of any portion of the earth s surface, the length and directions of the bounding lines, the contour of the surface, etc., with an accurate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2surveying — index discovery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3surveying — [sər vā′iŋ] n. 1. the act of one who surveys 2. the science or work of making land surveys …

    English World dictionary

  • 4Surveying — For other uses, see Survey (disambiguation). US Navy Surveyor at work with a leveling instrument …

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  • 5surveying — /seuhr vay ing/, n. 1. the science or scientific method of making surveys of land. 2. the occupation of one who makes land surveys. 3. the act of one who surveys: The surveying required nearly two days. [1425 75; late ME: act of examining… …

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  • 6surveying — survey sur‧vey 2 [ˈsɜːveɪ, səˈveɪ ǁ ˈsɜːr , sər ] verb [transitive] 1. to ask a group of people a set of questions to find out about their opinions or behaviour: • The agency surveys executives in about 300 companies around the country. • Only… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7Surveying — Survey Sur*vey , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surveyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surveying}.] [OF. surveoir, surveer; sur, sor, over, E. sur + veoir, veeir, to see, F. voir, L. videre. See {Sur }, and {Vision}, and cf. {Supervise}.] 1. To inspect, or take a… …

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  • 8surveying — noun the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map (Freq. 1) he studied surveying at college • Derivationally related forms: ↑survey • Hypernyms: ↑measurement, ↑measuring, ↑measure, ↑ …

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  • 9surveying — noun Date: 1682 a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the determination of the area of any portion of the earth s surface, the lengths and directions of the bounding lines, and the contour of the surface and of accurately delineating the …

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  • 10surveying — noun The art and science of accurately determining the position of points and the distances between them …

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  • 11surveying — In dentistry, the procedure of locating and delineating the contour and position of the abutment teeth and associated structures before designing a removable partial denture …

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  • 12surveying — Synonyms and related words: altimetry, appraisal, appraisement, approximation, assessment, assize, assizement, bathymetry, biometrics, biometry, cadastration, calculation, cartography, chorography, computation, correction, craniometry,… …

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  • 13surveying — sur·vey || sÉ™r veɪ /sÉ™ n. act of measuring and recording the characteristics of a plot of land; land survey report (often in the form of a map); review, overview; statistical study v. look over, observe; examine carefully, study; measure and… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14surveying — n. See survey, n. 3 …

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  • 15surveying — sur·vey·ing …

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  • 16surveying — sur•vey•ing [[t]sərˈveɪ ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) sur the science or scientific method of making surveys of land 2) sur the occupation of one who makes land surveys 3) sur the act of one who surveys • Etymology: 1425–75 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17surveying — /sɜˈveɪɪŋ/ (say ser vaying) noun 1. the process, occupation, or art of making surveys of land, etc. 2. the act of someone who surveys …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18surveying instrument — dozimetras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Jonizuojančiosios spinduliuotės dozės arba dozės galios matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. dosage meter; dose meter; dosemeter; dosimeter; survey instrument; surveying instrument… …

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  • 19surveying instrument — dozimetras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas, aparatas ar sistema, kuri gali būti naudojama tam tikram dydžiui, susijusiam su sugertąja, lygiaverte ar ekspozicine doze, matuoti ar įvertinti. atitikmenys: angl.… …

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  • 20surveying instrument — dozimetras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas, matuojantis ekspozicinę dozę radioaktyviosiomis medžiagomis užterštoje vietovėje. Dozimetru kontroliuojama žmonių apšvita, pagal jo rodmenis diagnozuojami radiaciniai …

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