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Definition of "topographic" [top•o•graph•ic]

  • Of, or relating to topography (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "topographic" in a sentence
  • "Unlike sensory maps, the map of space is not topographic, that is, neighboring cells in the hippocampus do not represent neighboring regions in the environment."
  • "A year of holiday practice in such work will, if the tasks occupy somewhere about a hundred hours of his time, serve greatly to extend or reawaken what may be called the topographic sense, and enable him to place in terms of space the observations of Nature which he may make."
  • "Dr. Hough said seismologists have long known that what is referred to as topographic amplification can occur, but it has often been dismissed as "kind of a fluke thing.""