trimetrogon [trahy-me-truh-gon] WORD ORIGIN adjective of or relating to a system of aerial photography using three cameras, one pointed directly downward and the others at 60° to it.
Origin of trimetrogon 1940–45;+ Greek métro(n) measure + Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for trimetrogon trimetrogon noun
- a method of aerial photography for rapid topographic mapping, in which one vertical and two oblique photographs are taken simultaneously
- (as modifier)trimetrogon photography
Word Origin for trimetrogon from tri- + metro-, from Greek metron measure + -gon Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012