Definition of Bathymetry

1. Noun. Measuring the depths of the oceans.

Exact synonyms: Plumbing
Generic synonyms: Measure, Measurement, Measuring, Mensuration
Derivative terms: Bathymetric, Bathymetrical, Plumb



Definition of Bathymetry

1. n. The art or science of sounding, or measuring depths in the sea.

Definition of Bathymetry

1. Noun. the measurement of the depths of the seas ¹

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Definition of Bathymetry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bathymetry

bathydemersal
bathydemersals
bathyesthesia
bathygastry
bathyhyperesthesia
bathyhypesthesia
bathykolpian
bathymeter
bathymeters
bathymetric
bathymetrical
bathymetrically
bathymetries
bathymetrist
bathymetrists
bathymetry (current term)
bathymodiolin
bathymodiolins
bathypelagic
bathyphase
bathyphases
bathyphyll
bathyphylls
bathyscape
bathyscaph
bathyscaphe
bathyscaphes
bathyscaphs
bathysiderodromophobia
bathysiderodromophobic

Literary usage of Bathymetry

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1. Geological Disasters in the Philippines: July ‘90 Earthquake & June ‘91 by Giovanni Rantucci (1995)
"... 732 m before the collapse of the crater after the 1991 eruption (Chapter 8). 3.3 Tectonic setting of Luzon 3.3.1 Lineaments and bathymetry ..."

2. Environmental Information for Naval Warfare by National Academy of Engineering, Inc NetLibrary (2003)
"Seafloor Processes and Phenomena Accurate bathymetry is useful and in some instances ... Areas of complex bathymetry make mine detection difficult. ..."

3. Large Scale Coastal Behavior (1993) edited by J. H. List (1995)
"Based on this new bathymetry the N tide residuals are recalculated 5. ... The initial bathymetry is presented in Figure 1, showing the large spoil heap with ..."

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