topographer [tə päg′rə fər]
1. an expert or specialist in topography
2. a person who describes or maps the topography of a place or region

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  • Topographer — To*pog ra*pher, n. [Cf. F. topographe, Cr. ? .] One who is skilled in the science of topography; one who describes a particular place, town, city, or tract of land. [1913 Webster] Dante is the one authorized topographer of the medi[ae]val hell.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • topographer — /teuh pog reuh feuhr/, n. 1. a specialist in topography. 2. a person who describes the surface features of a place or region. [1595 1605; < Gk topográph(os) topographer (see TOPO , GRAPH) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • topographer — topography ► NOUN 1) the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area. 2) a detailed description or representation on a map of such features. DERIVATIVES topographer noun topographic adjective topographical adjective.… …   English terms dictionary

  • topographer — noun Date: 1603 a specialist in topography …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • topographer — noun A person who studies or records topography …   Wiktionary

  • topographer — Synonyms and related words: Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, aeronautical chart, appraiser, assayer, assessor, astronomical chart, atlas, azimuthal equidistant projection, azimuthal projection, cartographer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • topographer — to·pog·ra·pher || tÉ™ pÉ‘grÉ™fÉ™(r) / pÉ’g n. expert in topography, expert in the science of representing topographical features on maps and charts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • topographer — n. Topographist …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • topographer — to·pog·ra·pher …   English syllables

  • topographer — to•pog•ra•pher [[t]təˈpɒg rə fər[/t]] n. sur a specialist in topography • Etymology: 1595–1605; < Gk topográphos. See topo , grapher …   From formal English to slang

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