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The measurement of the depth of bodies of water.

bath′y·met′ric (băth′ə-mĕt′rĭk), bath′y·met′ri·cal adj.
bath′y·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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a variant form of bathometric
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Adj.1.bathymetrical - of or relating to measurements of the depths of oceans or lakes
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