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photogrammetry

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noun pho·to·gram·me·try \ˌfō-tə-ˈgra-mə-trē\

Definition of photogrammetry

  1. :  the science of making reliable measurements by the use of photographs and especially aerial photographs (as in surveying)

pho·to·gram·met·ric play \-grə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
pho·to·gram·me·trist play \-ˈgra-mə-trist\ noun


Origin of photogrammetry

International Scientific Vocabulary photogram photograph (from phot- + -gram) + -metry


First Known Use: 1875


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