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hydrographic

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adjective hy·dro·graph·ic \ˌhī-drə-ˈgra-fik\

Definition of hydrographic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the characteristic features (as flow or depth) of bodies of water

  2. 2 :  relating to the charting of bodies of water

hydrographer play \hī-ˈdrä-grə-fər\ noun
hydrography play \-grə-fē\ noun


Origin of hydrographic

French hydrographique, from Middle French, from hydr- + -graphique -graphic


First Known Use: 1665


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