Definitions for "Surveying"
That branch of applied mathematics which teaches the art of determining the area of any portion of the earth's surface, the length and directions of the bounding lines, the contour of the surface, etc., with an accurate delineation of the whole on paper; the act or occupation of making surveys.
(1) in archaeology, the process of locating archaeological sites. (2) more generally, the process of mapping and measuring points on the ground surface (e.g. "legal" or topographic surveying").
The techniques used to make measurements in space to determine the relative positions of map features.
Generating a list of strengths and weaknesses in a firm in generic internal assessment.