to·​pog·​ra·​pher tə-ˈpä-grə-fər How to pronounce topographer (audio)
: a specialist in topography

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Eva, a young student, Héctor, a topographer who drives a Google Street View Car, and Saturio, a farmer, get involved in a series of mysterious disparitions that have taken place in the same region of Soria, Spain, at different times. John Hopewell, Variety, 29 July 2022 Valleys for topographers and whaling ships, a glacier for a shipmaster’s wife, and a fjord for a Dutch whaling skipper. Juliana Hanle, Scientific American, 18 Nov. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of topographer was in 1603

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Cite this Entry

“Topographer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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