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Surveyor

Sur`vey´or
n.1.One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector.
Were 't not madness then,
To make the fox surveyor of the fold?
- Shak.
2.One who views and examines for the purpose of ascertaining the condition, quantity, or quality of anything; as, a surveyor of highways, ordnance, etc.
3.One who surveys or measures land; one who practices the art of surveying.
4.(Customs) An officer who ascertains the contents of casks, and the quantity of liquors subject to duty; a gauger.
Surveyor general
a - A principal surveyor; as, the surveyor general of the king's manors, or of woods and parks.
b - An officer having charge of the survey of the public lands of a land district.
Surveyor's compass
See Circumferentor.
- Davies & Peck (Math. Dict.).
Surveyor's level
See under Level.
Noun1.surveyor - an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
2.surveyor - someone who conducts a statistical survey
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