- /hɪpˈsɒmətri/ (say hip'somuhtree)
vertical control in mapping; the establishment of elevations or altitudes.
–hypsometric /hɪpsəˈmɛtrɪk/ (say hipsuh'metrik), hypsometrical /hɪpsəˈmɛtrɪkəl/ (say hipsuh'metrikuhl), adjective
–hypsometrically /hɪpsəˈmɛtrɪkli/ (say hipsuh'metriklee), adverb
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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Hypsometry — Hyp*som e*try, n. That branch of the science of geodesy which has to do with the measurement of heights, either absolutely with reference to the sea level, or relatively. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Hypsometry — is the measurement of land elevation relative to sea level.ee also*Hypsometric curve … Wikipedia
hypsometry — [hipsäm′ə trē] n. [ HYPSO + METRY] the measurement of surface elevations above any level reference plane, esp. sea level hypsometric [hip΄sə me′trik] adj … English World dictionary
hypsometry — hypsometric /hip seuh me trik/, hypsometrical, adj. hypsometrically, adv. hypsometrist, n. /hip som i tree/, n. vertical control in mapping; the establishment of elevations or altitudes. [1560 70; HYPSO + METRY] * * * … Universalium
hypsometry — noun The measurement of elevation relative to sea level See Also: hypsometric, hypsometer … Wiktionary
hypsometry — hypÂ·somÂ·eÂ·try || hÉªp sÉ‘mÉªtrÉª / sÉ’m n. science that deals with elevations and altitudes measurement, hypsography, branch of geography that deals with the mapping and measurement of high places … English contemporary dictionary
hypsometry — hyp·som·e·try … English syllables
hypsometry — hyp•som•e•try [[t]hɪpˈsɒm ɪ tri[/t]] n. geo vertical control in mapping; the measurement of elevations or altitudes • Etymology: 1560–70 hyp so•met′ric səˈmɛ trɪk hyp so•met′ri•cal, adj. hyp so•met′ri•cal•ly, adv … From formal English to slang
hypsometry — noun measurement of the elevation of land above sea level • Syn: ↑hypsography • Hypernyms: ↑measurement, ↑measuring, ↑measure, ↑mensuration … Useful english dictionary
hyp|sog|ra|phy — «hihp SOG ruh fee», noun. 1. the branch of geography that deals with the configuration of the earth s surface with respect to differences of elevation. 2. the matter dealt with by this science; topographic relief. 3. the parts of a map that show… … Useful english dictionary