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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the measurement of the depths of the seas

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. measuring the depths of the oceans


bathy- + -metry (Wiktionary)



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