Definition of resurvey in English:


Syllabification: re·sur·vey
Pronunciation: /ˌrēsərˈvā


[with object]
  • 1Survey (a district) again.
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    • The field study of shrub and herbaceous layers was done in the late spring of 1996, and then the area was resurveyed in the fall of 1998.
    • After the original survey had been completed, it was necessary to resurvey a section that was in an area of swampy lowlands.
    • Francisco was hoping to resurvey some of the more complex areas of the cave and check that everything had been thoroughly explored.
  • 1.1Redraw (a map) after surveying a district again.
  • 1.2Study or investigate again: the same people surveyed in 1992 will be resurveyed periodically
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    • Data were available at one-year follow-up on almost all study enrollees, and a subgroup of 1,511 women was resurveyed after three years of trial participation.
    • Let's face it, the holder of a card with Wells IS NOT periodically resurveyed as a credit as long as delinquency does not intervene.
    • Periodically, nurses will be resurveyed to see if department improvement efforts are strengthening the work environment.


Pronunciation: /rēˈsərvā
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  • An act of surveying a district or studying something again.
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    • The probability of dormancy complicates assessments of postburn resprouting and necessitates frequent and long-term resurveys of tagged L. ohlingerae individuals.
    • A resurvey in April 1999 found that C. flavula occurred in continuous densities > 5 / m 2 at distances up to 100 m from roads, always located within R. pseudoacacia stands.
    • In the resurvey carried out after 12 months, 50 households of the first survey were randomly selected and retained in all the clusters.

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