- the measurement of the depths of oceans, seas, or other large bodies of water.
- the data derived from such measurement, especially as compiled in a topographic map.
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Bathymetry, bath-im′et-ri, n. the science of measuring the depth of seas and lakes.
- measurement of the depth of an ocean or other large body of water
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- The measurement of the depth of bodies of water, particularly of oceans and seas.
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