a land area survey in which the curvature of the surface of the earth is taken into account.
A survey of a large area of land in which corrections are made to account for the curvature of the Earth.
- Geodetic surveying
noun 1. the surveying of the earth’s surface, making allowance for its curvature and giving an accurate framework for smaller-scale surveys
[jee-uh-dim-i-ter] /ˌdʒi əˈdɪm ɪ tər/ Trademark. 1. a brand of distance-measuring instrument, used in surveying, that measures the change in phase of a modulated light beam when it returns to the instrument from a distant point.
[jee-uh-dohm] /ˈdʒi əˌdoʊm/ noun 1. a .
[goo-ee-duhk] /ˈgu iˌdʌk/ noun 1. a very large edible clam, Panope generosa, of the NW coast of the U.S. /ˈdʒiːəʊˌdʌk/ noun 1. (Canadian) a large edible clam n. edible Pacific clam, 1883, perhaps from some American Indian word.