Definition of surveying in English:



mass noun
  • 1The profession or work of examining and recording the area and features of a piece of land so as to construct a map, plan, or detailed description of it.

    ‘a chartered surveyor has acquired a practical knowledge of surveying’
    as modifier ‘modern surveying equipment’
    1. 1.1 The work of examining and reporting on the general condition of a building, especially for a prospective buyer.
      ‘many estate agents have no expertise in property surveying’