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car·tog·ra·phy

 (kär-tŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The art or technique of making maps or charts.

[French cartographie : carte, map (from Old French, from Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus; see card1) + -graphie, writing (from Greek -graphiā; see -graphy).]

car·tog′ra·pher n.
car′to·graph′ic (kär′tə-grăf′ĭk), car′to·graph′i·cal adj.

cartography

(kɑːˈtɒɡrəfɪ) or

chartography

n
(Physical Geography) the art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts
[C19: from French cartographie, from carte map, chart]
carˈtographer, charˈtographer n
cartographic, ˌcartoˈgraphical, ˌchartoˈgraphic, ˌchartoˈgraphical adj
ˌcartoˈgraphically, ˌchartoˈgraphically adv

car•tog•ra•phy

(kɑrˈtɒg rə fi)

n.
the production of maps, including construction of projections, design, compilation, drafting, and reproduction.
[1855–60; < Latin c(h)art(a) paper, page (see chart, card1) + -o- + -graphy]
car•tog′ra•pher, n.
car`to•graph′ic (-təˈgræf ɪk) car`to•graph′i•cal, adj.

cartography

the production of maps, including construction of projections, design, compilation, drafting, and reproduction. Also chartography, chartology. — cartographer, n. — cartographic, adj.
See also: Maps

cartography

1. The art or practice of drawing maps of regions.
2. The making of maps.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartography - the making of maps and chartscartography - the making of maps and charts  
devising, fashioning, making - the act that results in something coming to be; "the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making"
Translations
فَنُّ رَسْمِ الخَرائِط
kartografie
kartografi
kartografia
térképészet
kortagerî
kartografaskartografijakartografinis
kartogrāfija
kartografia
haritacılıkkartografi

cartography

[kɑːˈtɒgrəfɪ] Ncartografía f

cartography

[kɑːrˈtɒgrəfi] ncartographie f

cartography

nKartografie f

cartography

[kɑːˈtɒgrəfɪ] ncartografia

cartography

(kaːˈtogrəfi) noun
map-making.
carˈtographer noun
ˌcartoˈgraphic (-ˈgrӕ-) adjective
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