What does bathymetry mean?

Definitions for bathymetry
bəˈθɪm ɪ triba·thym·e·t·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bathymetry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bathymetry, plumbingnoun

    measuring the depths of the oceans

Wiktionary

  1. bathymetrynoun

    the measurement of the depths of the seas

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bathymetrynoun

    the art or science of sounding, or measuring depths in the sea

Freebase

  1. Bathymetry

    Bathymetry is the study of underwater depth of lake or ocean floors. In other words, bathymetry is the underwater equivalent to hypsometry or topography. The name comes from Greek βαθύς, "deep", and μέτρον, "measure". Bathymetric charts are typically produced to support safety of surface or sub-surface navigation, and usually show seafloor relief or terrain as contour lines and selected depths, and typically also provide surface navigational information. Bathymetric maps may also use a Digital Terrain Model and artificial illumination techniques to illustrate the depths being portrayed. Paleobathymetry is the study of past underwater depths.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bathymetry

    bath-im′et-ri, n. the science of measuring the depth of seas and lakes. [Gr. bathys, deep, metria, measurement.]

Matched Categories

How to pronounce bathymetry?

How to say bathymetry in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathymetry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathymetry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of bathymetry in a Sentence

  1. Chris Shuman:

    This is in pretty shallow water generally, so there is every chance this is just ‘warm springs’ or seeps of ground water flowing from the mountains inland that make their presence known in this particular area, the other possibility is that warmer water from Beaufort currents or out of the Mackenzie River is finding its way to the surface due to interacting with the bathymetry, just the way some polynyas form.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

bathymetry#10000#58283#100000

Translations for bathymetry

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for bathymetry »

Translation

Find a translation for the bathymetry definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these bathymetry definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "bathymetry." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 19 Aug. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/bathymetry>.

    Are we missing a good definition for bathymetry? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    bathymetry

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    come out into view, as from concealment
    • A. emerge
    • B. obligate
    • C. jeopardize
    • D. disturb

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for bathymetry: