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aerial photograph Tweet Definition of aerial photograph Like Definition of aerial photograph on Facebook
noun
  1. A photograph taken from an aircraft of the ground below.
aerial survey Tweet Definition of aerial survey Like Definition of aerial survey on Facebook
noun '''aerial survey
  1. a method of collecting information by utilizing aerial photography. or from remote sensing technology using other bands of the electromagnetic spectrum, such as infrared, gamma-ray, or ultraviolet
air base Tweet Definition of air base Like Definition of air base on Facebook
noun
  1. An airbase.
alidade Tweet Definition of alidade Like Definition of alidade on Facebook
noun
  1. a sighting device used for measuring angles
azimuth Tweet Definition of azimuth Like Definition of azimuth on Facebook
noun
  1. An arc of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object; as, the azimuth of a star; the azimuth or bearing of a line surveying.
  2. The quadrant of an azimuth circle.
azimuth circle Tweet Definition of azimuth circle Like Definition of azimuth circle on Facebook
noun
  1. Instrument for measuring azimuths. It is a graduated circle on a sight, gun carriage, searchlight, etc.

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