topographer

noun
to·​pog·​ra·​pher | \ tə-ˈpä-grə-fər How to pronounce topographer (audio) \

Definition of topographer

: a specialist in topography

Examples of topographer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of topographer

1603, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Topographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/topographer. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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