Associations to the word «Topography»


TOPOGRAPHY, noun. A precise description of a place
TOPOGRAPHY, noun. A detailed graphic representation of the surface features of a place or object
TOPOGRAPHY, noun. The features themselves (the terrain)
TOPOGRAPHY, noun. The surveying of the features

Dictionary definition

TOPOGRAPHY, noun. The configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features.
TOPOGRAPHY, noun. Precise detailed study of the surface features of a region.

Wise words

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