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hy·drog·ra·phy

 (hī-drŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. hy·drog·ra·phies
1. The scientific description and analysis of the physical conditions, boundaries, flow, and related characteristics of the earth's surface waters.
2. The mapping of bodies of water.

hy·drog′ra·pher n.
hy′dro·graph′ic (hī′drə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
hy′dro·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

hydrography

(haɪˈdrɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the study, surveying, and mapping of the oceans, seas, and rivers. Compare hydrology
2. (Physical Geography) the oceans, seas, and rivers as represented on a chart
hyˈdrographer n

hy•drog•ra•phy

(haɪˈdrɒg rə fi)

n.
1. the science of the measurement, description, and mapping of the surface waters of the earth, esp. with reference to their use for navigation.
2. those parts of a map collectively that represent surface waters.
[1550–60]
hy•drog′ra•pher, n.
hy•dro•graph•ic (ˌhaɪ drəˈgræf ɪk) adj.

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.

hydrography

1. the study, description, and mapping of oceans, lakes, and rivers, especially with reference to their use for navigational purposes.
2. those parts of the map, collectively, that represent surface waters. — hydrographer, n.hydrographic, hydrographical, adj.
See also: Water

hydrography

The study and mapping of rivers, seas, and oceans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrography - the science of the measurement and description and mapping of the surface waters of the earth with special reference to navigation
oceanography, oceanology - the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans
Translations

hydrography

[haɪˈdrɒgrəfɪ] Nhidrografía f

hydrography

nGewässerkunde f
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