an introductory course of study that provides a general view of an academic subject.
verb (used with object) 1. to take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, etc. 2. to view in detail, especially to inspect, examine, or appraise formally or officially in order to ascertain condition, value, etc. 3. to conduct a survey of or among: to survey TV viewers. […]
noun 1. the science or scientific method of making surveys of land. 2. the occupation of one who makes land surveys. 3. the act of one who surveys: The surveying required nearly two days. verb (used with object) 1. to take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, […]
noun 1. a person whose occupation is surveying. 2. an overseer or supervisor. 3. Chiefly British. a person who inspects something officially for the purpose of ascertaining condition, value, etc. 4. (formerly) a U.S. customs official responsible for ascertaining the quantity and value of imported merchandise. 5. (initial capital letter) U.S. Aerospace. one of a […]
adjective 1. able to be survived: Would an atomic war be survivable? 2. capable of withstanding attack or countermeasures: a bomber survivable against fighter planes.