- the making of precise measurements from photographs
- the making of maps from photographs, especially from aerial surveying
verb to photomap
- A map made by the superimposition of aerial photographs onto grid lines, contours and other normal map features
- To produce such a map (from a photograph or existing map)
- (photography) A composite image made of individual photographs, normally of the same shape and size, placed together - to show a panoramic view etc
- The surveying and mapping of a terrain based solely on terrestrial photographs
noun (plural: plunges)
verb (plung, ing)
- The act of thrusting into or submerging; a dive, leap, rush, or pitch into, or as into, water; as, to take the water with a plunge.
- Hence, a desperate hazard or act; a state of being submerged or overwhelmed with difficulties.
- The act of pitching or throwing one's self headlong or violently forward, like an unruly horse.
- Heavy and reckless betting in horse racing; hazardous speculation.
- To thrust into water, or into any substance that is penetrable; to immerse; to cause to penetrate or enter quickly and forcibly; to thrust; as, to plunge the body into water; to plunge a dagger into the breast. Also used figuratively; as, to plunge a nation into war.
- To baptize by immersion.
- To entangle; to embarrass; to overcome.
- To thrust or cast one's self into water or other fluid; to submerge one's self; to dive, or to rush in; as, he plunged into the river. Also used figuratively; as, to plunge into debt.
- To pitch or throw one's self headlong or violently forward, as a horse does.
- To bet heavily and with seeming recklessness on a race, or other contest; in an extended sense, to risk large sums in hazardous speculations.
verb (profil, ing)
- (countable) the outermost shape, view, or edge of an object
- His fingers traced the of the handle.
- (countable} the shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side
- The brooch showed the of a Victorian woman.
- (countable) a summary or collection of information, especially about a person
- Law enforcement assembled a of the suspect.
- (uncountable) reputation
- (uncountable) the amount by which something protrudes
- Choose a handle with a low so it does not catch on things.
- (uncountable) prominence; noticeability
- Acting is, by nature, profession in which one must keep a high .
- to create a summary or collection of information, especially about a person
- to act based on such a summary; especially, to act on a stereotype. See profiling.
- To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.
- No one wanted Nicolettte at the discussion, as she would the debate long beyond any reasonable limit with her tedious and tangential arguments.
- To use a protractor.