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to·pog·ra·phy

 (tə-pŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. to·pog·ra·phies
1. Detailed, precise description of a place or region.
2. Graphic representation of the surface features of a place or region on a map, indicating their relative positions and elevations.
3. A description or an analysis of a structured entity, showing the relations among its components: In the topography of the economy, several depressed areas are revealed.
4.
a. The surface features of a place or region.
b. The surface features of an object: The topography of a crystal.
5. The surveying of the features of a place or region.
6. The study or description of an anatomical region or part.

top′o·graph′ (tŏp′ə-grăf′) n.
top′o·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk), top′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
top′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

topography

(təˈpɒɡrəfɪ)
n, pl -phies
1. (Physical Geography) the study or detailed description of the surface features of a region
2. (Physical Geography) the detailed mapping of the configuration of a region
3. (Physical Geography) the land forms or surface configuration of a region
4. (Surveying) the surveying of a region's surface features
5. the study or description of the configuration of any object
toˈpographer n
topographic, ˌtopoˈgraphical adj
ˌtopoˈgraphically adv

to•pog•ra•phy

(təˈpɒg rə fi)

n., pl. -phies.
1. the detailed mapping or charting of the features of a relatively small area or district.
2. the detailed description, esp. by means of surveying, of particular localities, as cities, towns, or estates.
3. the relief features or surface configuration of an area.
4. the features, relations, or configuration of a structural entity, as the mind.
5. a schema of a structural entity reflecting a division into distinct areas having a specific relation to one another.
[1400–50; late Middle English topographye < Late Latin topographia < Greek topographía]
top•o•graph•ic (ˌtɒp əˈgræf ɪk) top`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
top`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

to·pog·ra·phy

(tə-pŏg′rə-fē)
1. The shape, height, and depth of the land surface in a place or region. Physical features that make up the topography of an area include mountains, valleys, plains, and bodies of water. Man-made features such as roads, railroads, and landfills are also often considered part of a region's topography: the mountainous topography of Switzerland.
2. The detailed description or drawing of the physical features of a place or region, especially in the form of contour maps. See more at gradient.

topography

The configuration of the ground to include its relief and all features. Topography addresses both dry land and the sea floor (underwater topography).

topography

1. the detailed mapping or description of the features of a relatively small area, district, or locality.
2. the relief features or surface configuration of an area. — topographer, n. — topographic, adj.
See also: Maps
1. the art or technique of preparing charts or maps of a specified area.
2. the physical features of an area. — topographic, topographical, adj.
See also: Geography

topography

1. The study of the surface features of a region or the mapping of these.
2. The surface features of a particular place, or a description of these.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topography - the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural featurestopography - the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
shape, configuration, conformation, contour, form - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
2.topography - precise detailed study of the surface features of a regiontopography - precise detailed study of the surface features of a region
geographics, geography - study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
topology - topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography); "Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age"

topography

noun
The character, natural features, and configuration of land:
Translations

topography

[təˈpɒgrəfɪ] Ntopografía f

topography

[təˈpɒgrəfi] ntopographie f

topography

nTopografie f

topography

[təˈpɒgrəfɪ] ntopografia
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