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Meaning of TOPOGRAPHY

Pronunciation:  tu'p√Ęgrufee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
  2. [n]  precise detailed study of the surface features of a region
 

TOPOGRAPHY is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: configuration, conformation, contour, form, geographics, geography, shape

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\To*pog"ra*phy\, n. [F. topographie, Gr. ?; ? a place
+ ? to write.]
The description of a particular place, town, manor, parish,
or tract of land; especially, the exact and scientific
delineation and description in minute detail of any place or
region.

Note: Topography, as the description of particular places, is
      distinguished from chorography, the description of a
      region or a district, and for geography, the
      description of the earth or of countries. --Brande & C.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Configuration of a surface, including its relief and the position of natural and human-made features.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the physical ground features of an area.
 

 

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