photogrammetry

[ foh-tuh-gram-i-tree ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈgræm ɪ tri /

noun

the process of making surveys and maps through the use of photographs, especially aerial photographs.

Nearby words

  1. photogene,
  2. photogenic,
  3. photogenic epilepsy,
  4. photogeology,
  5. photogram,
  6. photograph,
  7. photographer,
  8. photographic,
  9. photography,
  10. photogravure

Origin of photogrammetry

First recorded in 1870–75; photo- + -gram1 + -metry

Related formspho·to·gram·met·ric [foh-toh-gruh-me-trik] /ˌfoʊ toʊ grəˈmɛ trɪk/, pho·to·gram·met·ri·cal, adjectivepho·to·gram·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbpho·to·gram·me·trist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for photogrammetry

photogrammetry

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈɡræmɪtrɪ) /

noun

the process of making measurements from photographs, used esp in the construction of maps from aerial photographs and also in military intelligence, medical and industrial research, etc
Derived Formsphotogrammetric (ˌfəʊtəʊɡrəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivephotogrammetrist, noun

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