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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is skilled in or practices the detailed mapping or charting of the features of a relatively small area, district, or locality.

Usage examples (33)
  • I was artist, and later, assistant topographer also.
  • Office of the topographer: One woman skilled as draftsman, at
  • He's a topographer, visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.
  • One of these non-graduates was Samuel Stinson Gannett, a topographer for the U. for more
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