pho·​to·​in·​ter·​pre·​ta·​tion ˌfō-tō-in-ˌtər-prə-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce photointerpretation (audio)
: the science of identifying and describing objects in photographs
photointerpreter noun

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photointerpretation was in 1923

Dictionary Entries Near photointerpretation

Cite this Entry

“Photointerpretation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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