bathymetry

Synonyms and related words:
altimetry, aquiculture, bathometry, biometrics, biometry, cadastration, cartography, chorography, craniometry, depth sounding, echo sounding, echolocation, fathomage, fathoming, geodesy, geodetics, goniometry, hydrography, hypsography, hypsometry, marine biology, mensuration, metrology, oceanography, planimetry, psychometrics, psychometry, sonar, sounding, soundings, stereometry, surveying, thalassography, topography, water

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  • Bathymetry — Ba*thym e*try, n. [Gr. ba qos depth + metry.] The art or science of sounding, or measuring depths in the sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bathymetry — [ba thim′ə trē] n. [ BATHY + METRY] 1. the science of measuring the depths of oceans, seas, etc. 2. the topographic maps of the sea floor resulting from such measurements bathymetric [bath΄ə me′trik] adj. bathymetrical …   English World dictionary

  • Bathymetry — Present day Earth bathymetry (and altimetry). Data from the National Geophysical Data Center s TerrainBase Digital Terrain Model. Bathymetry is the study of underwater depth of lake or ocean floors. In other words, bathymetry is the underwater… …   Wikipedia

  • bathymetry — batimetrija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Ežerų, jūrų, vandenynų gylio matavimas specialiais prietaisais (batimetru, echolotu, lotu). atitikmenys: angl. bathymetry vok. Tiefenmessung, f rus. батиметрия, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bathymetry — noun measuring the depths of the oceans • Syn: ↑plumbing • Derivationally related forms: ↑plumb (for: ↑plumbing), ↑bathymetric, ↑bathymetrical • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • bathymetry — noun (plural tries) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 the measurement of water depth at various places in a body of water; also the information derived from such measurements • bathymetric also bathymetrical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bathymetry — the measurement of depth and relief in a water body …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bathymetry — bathymeter, n. bathymetric /bath euh me trik/, bathymetrical, adj. bathymetrically, adv. /beuh thim i tree/, n. 1. the measurement of the depths of oceans, seas, or other large bodies of water. 2. the data derived from such measurement, esp. as… …   Universalium

  • bathymetry — noun The measurement of the depths of the seas …   Wiktionary

  • bathymetry — ba·thym·e·try || bÉ™ θɪmɪtrɪ n. measuring of the depth of bodies of water …   English contemporary dictionary

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