a topographic map on which the shape of the land surface is shown by contour lines, the relative spacing of the lines indicating the relative slope of the surface.
See topographic map
A map that shows elevations above sea level and surface features of the land by means of contour lines.
- Contour ploughing
noun 1. ploughing following the contours of the land, to minimize the effects of erosion
noun 1. a bed sheet designed to fit snugly over a mattress or the like, often having elastic material to hold down the corners.
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[kon-truh] /ˈkɒn trə/ preposition 1. against; in opposition or contrast to: Consider the problems of the teenager contra those of the adult. adverb 2. contrariwise; on or to the contrary. [kon-truh; Spanish kawn-trah] /ˈkɒn trə; Spanish ˈkɔn trɑ/ noun, plural contras [kon-truh z; Spanish kawn-trahs] /ˈkɒn trəz; Spanish ˈkɔn trɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. (often initial […]