science of surveying

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Gromatici — (from Latin groma or gruma , a surveyor s pole), or agrimensores, was the name for land surveyors amongst the ancient Romans. The gromatic writers were technical writers who codified their techniques of surveying.Citation | last = Long | first =… …   Wikipedia

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  • gromatic —   a. pertaining to surveying.    ♦ gromatics, n. surveying, especially of camp …   Dictionary of difficult words

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