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sur·vey·ing

 (sər-vā′ĭng)
n.
The measurement of dimensional relationships, as of horizontal distances, elevations, directions, and angles, on the earth's surface especially for use in locating property boundaries, construction layout, and mapmaking.

surveying

(sɜːˈveɪɪŋ)
n
1. (Surveying) the study or practice of measuring altitudes, angles, and distances on the land surface so that they can be accurately plotted on a map
2. (Surveying) the setting out on the ground of the positions of proposed construction or engineering works

sur•vey•ing

(sərˈveɪ ɪŋ)

n.
1. the science or scientific method of making surveys of land.
2. the occupation of one who makes land surveys.
3. the act of one who surveys.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surveying - the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a mapsurveying - the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map; "he studied surveying at college"
triangulation - a method of surveying; the area is divided into triangles and the length of one side and its angles with the other two are measured, then the lengths of the other sides can be calculated
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
Translations
zaměřovánízeměměřičství
geodeesia
maanmittaus

surveying

[sɜːˈveɪɪŋ] Nagrimensura f, topografía f

surveying

[sərˈveɪɪŋ] n [land] → arpentage m

surveying

n
(of site, land)Vermessung f; (of building)Inspektion f
(= profession)Landvermessung f; (of buildings)Inspektion fvon Gebäuden

surveying

[səˈveɪɪŋ] n (of land) → agrimensura
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A GRADUATE employed by North East Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants Carver Commercial, has recently qualified as a chartered surveyor.

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