Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person occupied with surveying -- the process of determining positions on the earth's surface.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector.
  • n. One who views and examines for the purpose of ascertaining the condition, quantity, or quality of anything
  • n. One who surveys or measures land; one who practices the art of surveying.
  • n.
  • n. An officer who ascertains the contents of casks, and the quantity of liquors subject to duty; a gauger.
  • n. In the United States, an officer whose duties include the various measures to be taken for ascertaining the quantity, condition, and value of merchandise brought into a port.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who surveys or views.
  • n. An overseer; a superintendent.
  • n. A household officer; a supervisor of the other servants.
  • n. One who views and examines something for the purpose of ascertaining its condition, quantity, or quality: as, a surveyor of roads and bridges; a surveyor of weights and measures.
  • n. One who measures land, or practises the art of surveying.
  • n. An officer of the British navy whose duty it is to supervise the building and repairing of ships for the navy.
  • n. A common name in Australia for a fish, Serranus geometricus.
  • n. Formerly an architect.

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

  • n. someone who conducts a statistical survey
  • n. an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures

Etymologies

to survey + -or (Wiktionary)

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