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Definition of "altimetry" []

  • The science of measuring altitude (noun)

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Use "altimetry" in a sentence
  • " Space Co. satellite will use a technique called altimetry that employs radar to gauge the elevation of floating ice and grounded ice caps."
  • "There exists an altimetry survey which establish very clear where and how much it is good to built high buildings in Bucharest."
  • "The adventure really started with the Topex-Poseidon satellite (you see it mentioned in the first illustration here between the two Jasons ') As I said, it is imperative for long time series that we have satellite altimetry instruments continuously measuring the sea surface heights."