survey

  1. a detailed critical inspection
  2. short descriptive summary (of events)
  3. the act of looking or seeing or observing

survey

The action of measuring and mapping out land. Land was surveyed before the construction of a building or a road, or any other structure.

Survey

A report commissioned by the purchaser and carried out by a professional that details the condition of the intended property. It should highlight areas that are cause for concern and also confirm the house is worth its asking price. There are three levels of survey; the homebuyer`s report (recommended for properties no more than 30 years old), a building survey (recommended for houses that predate the Second World War) and a full structural survey (recommended for unusual or very old houses, as well as those that have had major alterations). Will also provide general building maintenance advice...

Survey

a property diagram that indicates legal boundaries, easements, encroachments, rights of way, improvement locations, etc. Surveys are conducted by licensed surveyors and are normally required by the lender in order to confirm that the property boundaries and features such as buildings, and easements are correctly described in the legal description o...
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Survey

A method of data collection that involves interviewing (or giving questionnaires to) a representative and often large group of people.
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Survey

The collection of information about characteristics of interest from some or all units of a population, using well-defined concepts, methods and procedures, and the compilation of such information into a useful summary form.
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Survey

A method of data collection that involves interviewing (or giving questionnaires to) a representative and often large group of people.
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Survey

A method of sociological research usually involving the administration of questionnaires to a population being studied, and the statistical analysis of their replies to find patterns or regularities.
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survey

[n] - a detailed critical inspection 2. [v] - look over in a comprehensively, inspect 3. [v] - make a survey of 4. [v] - plot a map of (land) 5. [v] - consider in a comprehensive way
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Survey

a research method in which subjects respond to a series of items in a questionnaire or an interview
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Survey

See Safety Survey.
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Survey

a written description of the boundaries of a Manor and the fields and properties within the Manor. It is not a map
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Survey

An investigation in which information is systematically collected, but in which the experimental method is not used.
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survey

A method of gathering information about a group
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Survey

The recording of the man-made and the natural features of a site in order for it to be represented as a plan or section. Can take two forms, a measured survey, in which actual dimensions are taken, or a sketch survey, in which the eye is used to estimate sizes, or a combination of both techniques. T
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Survey

Is a precise measurement of a piece of property by a licensed land surveyor.
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Survey

Sur·vey' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Surveyed ; present participle & verbal noun Surveying .] [ Old French surveoir , surveer ; sur , sor , over, English sur + veoir , veeir...
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Survey

Sur'vey noun [ Formerly accentuated universally on the last syllable, and still so accented by many speakers.] 1. The act of surveying; a general view, as from above. « Under his proud survey the city lies.» Sir J. Denham. 2. A particular view; an examination...
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survey

1. To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill, and survey the surrounding country. 'Round he surveys and well might, where he stood, So high above.' (Milton) ... 2. To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine. 'With such altered looks, . . . All pale and speechless, he surveyed m...
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survey

noun a detailed critical inspection
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Survey

• (v. t.) To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine. • (n.) The act of surveying; a general view, as from above. • (n.) The operation of finding the contour, dimensions, position, or other particulars of, as any part of the earth`s surface, whether land or water; also, a measured plan and description of any portion of country, or o...
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survey

(from the article `statistics`) As noted above in the section Estimation, statistical inference is the process of using data from a sample to make estimates or test hypotheses about ... ...countries have utilized victimization surveys, in which random samples of the population are generally asked whether they have been victims of ... ...
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survey

survey 1. To examine or to look at comprehensively. 2. To inspect carefully; to scrutinize: 'The police were surveying the people getting off the train.' 3. To determine the boundaries, area, or elevations of (land or structures on the earth's surface) by means of measuring angles and distances, using the techniques of geometry and trigonometry. ...
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SURVEY

In caving, the measurement of directions and distances between survey points and of cave details from them, and the plotting of cave plans and sections from these measurements either graphically or after computation of co-ordinates.
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Survey

an enumeration or index of the number of individuals in an area from which inferences about the population can be made (Ralph 1980:578) (cf Census, Count).
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