photointerpretation

noun
pho·​to·​in·​ter·​pre·​ta·​tion | \ ˌfō-tō-in-ˌtər-prə-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce photointerpretation (audio) , -pə- \

Definition of photointerpretation

: the science of identifying and describing objects in photographs

Other Words from photointerpretation

photointerpreter \ ˌfō-​tō-​in-​ˈtər-​prə-​tər How to pronounce photointerpreter (audio) , -​pə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of photointerpretation

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Photointerpretation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photointerpretation. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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