Recent Examples of surveyor from the Web
Surveyors listen for four minutes at each stop for the distinctive thumping sounds made by drumming male grouse.
Garret Tufte, 32, works as a civil engineer and land surveyor in Lawrence, Kan.
Large areas of land in Kentucky were granted to surveyors and soldiers from the Revolutionary War, many whom were of English descent and who were slaveholders.
SB 465: Allow engineers and surveyors to have a construction lien on recording a notice without an actual physical improvement on a project.
To make room for the boom, owners of outlying plantations hired surveyors, laid out street grids and sold off lots.
Carmera’s beta customers include architecture firms that can use the data to determine, say, whether a pedestrian bridge would fit in the intended area without having to hire an on-site surveyor.
Beginning in the Iron Age, surveyors—having found an elevated source of water, usually at the head of a former river valley or even in a cave lake—
A quiet land surveyor, dissatisfied with his home life, takes a mysterious job in an isolated, unnamed Irish forest steeped in myth and legend.
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First Known Use of surveyor
SURVEYOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of surveyor for English Language Learners
: someone whose job is to measure and examine an area of land
: someone whose job is to examine buildings
SURVEYOR Defined for Kids
Definition of surveyor for Students
: a person whose occupation is determining the size, shape, or boundries of pieces of land
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