bathymetry


ba·thym·e·try

noun \bə-ˈthi-mə-trē\
plural ba·thym·e·tries

Definition of BATHYMETRY

:  the measurement of water depth at various places in a body of water; also :  the information derived from such measurements
bathy·met·ric \ˌba-thi-ˈme-trik\ also bathy·met·ri·cal \-tri-kəl\ adjective
bathy·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of BATHYMETRY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1855

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