What does surveying mean?

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sərˈveɪ ɪŋsur·vey·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surveyingnoun

    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"


  1. surveyingnoun

    Art and science of accurately determining the position of points and the distances between them.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surveying

    of Survey

  2. Surveyingnoun

    that branch of applied mathematics which teaches the art of determining the area of any portion of the earth's surface, the length and directions of the bounding lines, the contour of the surface, etc., with an accurate delineation of the whole on paper; the act or occupation of making surveys

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surveying in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surveying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of surveying in a Sentence

  1. Amelia Carolina Sparavigna:

    Before software and satellites, we had to use traditional maps or plans, obtained after local surveying, and equations to determine the solar [angles] and draw them on maps. In fact, the use of satellites [makes] this work very fast and visually attractive.

  2. Truong Nguyen:

    In 22 years of surveying reptiles in Vietnam, I have collected only six odd-scaled snakes, this is one of the most poorly studied groups of reptiles.

  3. Mannik Kummar:

    Any ranking number in world leaders is possible for getting to a person who has money to give it to the people in media and surveying agency.

  4. Peter Kettle:

    Recently we've been surveying the individual tin producing companies on their output and pretty much everybody is reporting lower production.

  5. Historic England:

    Divers surveying The SMS Grosser Kurfürst have confirmed that The SMS Grosser Kurfürst lies on the seabed upside-down, which is the way that it sank.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. flabby
    • B. numinous
    • C. bibulous
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