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’
- ‘modern surveying equipment’
- 1.1The 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’
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