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photogrammetry

[foh-tuh-gram-i-tree] /ˌfoʊ təˈgræm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the process of making surveys and maps through the use of photographs, especially aerial photographs.
Origin of photogrammetry
1870-1875
1870-75; photo- + -gram1 + -metry
Related forms
photogrammetric
[foh-toh-gruh-me-trik] /ˌfoʊ toʊ grəˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
photogrammetrical, adjective
photogrammetrically, adverb
photogrammetrist, noun
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Examples from the web for photogrammetry
  • photogrammetry is the practice of determining the geometric properties of objects from photographic images.
  • photogrammetry from aerial photography is, at its core, a surveying tool used for many different purposes.
  • photogrammetry can be used to capture unique data sets and provide insights into geologic processes.
  • photogrammetry is the measurement of changes using precisely oriented photographs.
British Dictionary definitions for photogrammetry

photogrammetry

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈɡræmɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
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 Forms
photogrammetric (ˌfəʊtəʊɡrəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
photogrammetrist, noun
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