from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to planimetry or the mensuration of plane surfaces.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to planimetry.

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  • adjective of or pertaining to planimetry; made by means of a planimeter


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  • David Bordwell on a particular sort of shot: I started to call it mug-shot framing, but I found that art historian Heinrich Wölfflin had called it planar or planimetric composition.

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  • A topographical and planimetric survey is crucial as the basis for site planning.

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  • A planimetric survey describes locations within an area

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  • Analyzes data and prepares original maps, charts, and drawings from aerial photographs, and standard mathematical formulas and photogrammetric techniques to identify, scale, and orient geodetic points, elevations, and other planimetric or topographic features and cartographic detail.

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  • Appropriate tables and graphs are used to calculate "unit" friction losses; for this purpose, precise altimetric and planimetric plans containing pipeline layouts provide the best and most complete information (Fig 35).

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  • The final drawings, showing all technical details of the system, are then finished and will accompany the topographical profile (showing also the pipeline's hydraulic gradients) and the planimetric map showing the exact location of all system components.

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  • Accurate planimetric and altimetric surveying of the ram site and its installations is recommended before final development plans are made.

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  • The main characteristics of the LANDSAT data are their worldwide and repetitive coverage; synoptic view; uniformity over time and over large areas; multispectoral nature; availability in digital form for computer analysis; planimetric (near orthographic) images; the ready availability, ease of use and inexpensiveness of data (as of October 1982, a 18.5 cm × 18.5 cm colour print covering 34,000 square kilometres cost US$45).

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