planimetric

adjective pla·ni·met·ric \ ˌplā-nə-ˈme-trik \

Definition of planimetric

1 : of, relating to, or made by means of a planimeter
  • planimetric measurements
2 of a map : having no indications of relief

planimetrically

play \ˌplā-nə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of planimetric

circa 1828

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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planimetric

adjective pla·ni·met·ric \ ˌplā-nə-ˈme-trik \

medical Definition of planimetric

: of, relating to, or made by means of a planimeter
  • planimetric measurement

planimetry

play \plā-ˈnim-ə-trē, plə-\ noun, plural planimetries

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