Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The measurement of the depth of bodies of water.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of sounding or of measuring depths in the sea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art or science of sounding, or measuring depths in the sea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the measurement of the depths of the seas

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun measuring the depths of the oceans

Etymologies

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bathy- + -metry

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  • JM is a bathymetry expert and is known far and wide for his deep understandings

    September 12, 2010