Hypso-



1.
a combining form meaning “height,” “altitude,” used in the formation of compound words:
hypsometer.
combining form
1.
indicating height: hypsometry

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    [hip-sog-ruh-fee] /hɪpˈsɒg rə fi/ noun 1. a branch of geography that deals with the measurement and mapping of the topography of the earth above sea level. 2. topographical relief, especially as represented on a map. /hɪpˈsɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the study and mapping of the earth’s topography above sea level 2. topography or relief, or a […]

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