noun see hydrographic

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  • Hydrography — focuses on the measurement of physical characteristics of waters and marginal land. In the generalized usage , hydrography pertains to measurement and description of any waters. With that usage oceanography and limnology are subsets of… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrography — Hy*drog ra*phy, n. [Hydro , 1 + graphy: cf. F. hydrographie.] 1. The art of measuring and describing the sea, lakes, rivers, and other waters, with their phenomena. [1913 Webster] 2. That branch of surveying which embraces the determination of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrography — 1550s, from HYDRO (Cf. hydro ) + GRAPHY (Cf. graphy). Related: Hydrographic …   Etymology dictionary

  • hydrography — ► NOUN ▪ the science of surveying and charting bodies of water. DERIVATIVES hydrographer noun hydrographic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • hydrography — [hī dräg′rə fē] n. [Fr hydrographie: see HYDRO & GRAPHY] 1. the study, description, and mapping of oceans, lakes, and rivers, esp. with reference to their navigational and commercial uses 2. the oceans, lakes, rivers, etc. of a region, esp. as… …   English World dictionary

  • hydrography — hydrographer, n. hydrographic /huy dreuh graf ik/, hydrographical, adj. hydrographically, adv. /huy drog reuh fee/, n. 1. the science of the measurement, description, and mapping of the surface waters of the earth, with special reference to their …   Universalium

  • hydrography — hidrografija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Mokslas, apimantis vandenynų, jūrų, ežerų, upių ir jų pakrančių matavimus ir jų fizinių ypatybių aprašymus, iš dalies siejant tai su jų naudojimu navigacijos reikmėms. atitikmenys: angl.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Hydrography of the San Francisco Bay Area — The Hydrography of the San Francisco Bay Area is a complex network of watersheds, marshes, rivers, creeks, reservoirs, and bays predominantly draining into the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean.BaysThe largest bodies of water in the Bay Area… …   Wikipedia

  • hydrography engineer — hidrografijos inžinierius statusas T sritis profesijos apibrėžtis Inžinierius, kuris specializuojasi vandens tekėjimo, jo garavimo, nuosėdų susidarymo ir kitų susijusių reiškinių tyrimo ir analizės srityje. atitikmenys: angl. hydrographer;… …   Inžinieriai, technikai ir technologai. Trikalbis aiškinamasis žodynėlis

  • hydrography — The science which deals with the measurements and description of the physical features of the oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and their adjoining coastal areas, with particular reference to their use for navigational purposes …   Military dictionary

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