What does the word surveying mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: noun

  • The measurement of land.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Surveyor.

Usage examples for surveying

  1. We had found a number of surveying instruments in the abandoned camp, and knew therefore that the Indians had had a fight with white men. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  2. Here Sampson Gundry turned full upon me, and folded his arms, and spread his great chin upon his deer- skin apron, and nodded briskly with his deep gray eyes, surveying me in triumph. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  3. Then she took Michal's wet shoes from her feet and gave her instead slippers of fine red Korduan leather, and as there was no mirror in the room, she herself supplied its place by turning her round and round and surveying her from head to foot. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai