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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of forming an orthogonal projection from two perspectives.
  • n. 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.


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  • I expect the answer will be a future generation of what's called photogrammetry today.

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  • To avoid touching or interfering with the spinning blades, NASA used a third technique, called photogrammetry, to identify the blades 'shape, It employed high speed cameras to take pictures of small reflective targets on the blades and the wind tunnel ceiling. - latest science and technology news stories

  • His research interests are mainly focused on prehistory, and especially on the way that sophisticated technologies (virtual reality, laser scanning, photogrammetry) enable analytical comparisons of architectural datasets currently reduced to abstract plans and elevations.

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  • New from the National Agricultural Library Digital Repository: Agriculture Handbook no. 315 published in 1966 describes how airphotos are made and how photogrammetry and photo interpretation are used in preparing rural and urban development plans.

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  • He began a painstaking two-year process that invented photogrammetry for tornado studies, detailed and named the cloud structure within the storm, and provided initial clues on the formation of tornadoes within mesocyclones.

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  • This study, using photogrammetry comparing older and newer aerial photographs of the islands, came to the exact same conclusions that I highlighted in my paper — the problem is man-made changes to the reef, not rising sea levels.

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  • As the coverage map shows, only the areas under the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 flight paths had stereo coverage allowing topography to be derived by photogrammetry.

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  • Like Microsoft's Photosynth service, Photofly stitches together images using stereo photogrammetry, using visual cues to reverse-engineer the geometric properties of objects.

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