photogrammetry love


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

  • noun The process of making maps or scale drawings from photographs, especially aerial photographs.
  • noun The process of making precise measurements by means of photography.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of forming an orthogonal projection from two perspectives.
  • noun The scientific use of the photogrammeter; the taking of photographs for the purpose of constructing there-from the plan and elevation of the points photographed: sometimes loosely used to cover the entire science of constructing the plan and elevation of an object or of a series of points from photographs. See photogrammeter.

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

  • noun A method of surveying or map making by photography, used also in determining the height and motions of clouds, sea waves, and the like.

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

  • noun the making of precise measurements from photographs
  • noun the making of maps from photographs, especially from aerial surveying


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