Definition of topographic in US English:



  • Relating to the arrangement of the physical features of an area.

    ‘a topographic map of the site’
    ‘topographic features such as valleys, mountains, and reservoirs’
    • ‘We converted topographic data into an accurate 3D model.’
    • ‘A tattered topographic map will lead you along ancient, stone-stepped passageways.’
    • ‘Roads kept as close as possible to topographic contours encounter fewer difficulties with erosion.’
    • ‘The original design had to be changed when an inaccuracy was discovered in the topographic survey.’
    • ‘Sites were selected to represent diverse soils and topographic positions.’