"reconnaissance" Definition


  1. n. The act of reconnoitering; preliminary examination or survey.
  2. n. An examination or survey of a region in reference to its general geological character.
  3. n. An examination of a region as to its general natural features, preparatory to a more particular survey for the purposes of triangulation, or of determining the location of a public work.
  4. n. An examination of a territory, or of an enemy's position, for the purpose of obtaining information necessary for directing military operations; a preparatory expedition.

Dictionary Stats for "reconnaissance"

Position in dictionary: 82042 of 111710 words.
Word Types: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with reconnaissance: 1
Words that end with reconnaissance: 1
Words that contain reconnaissance: 1
Next words in dictionary: reconnoissance, reconnoiter, reconnoitre, reconquer, reconquest, reconsecrate, reconsecration, reconsider, reconsideration, reconsolate
Previous words in dictionary: reconjoin, reconfort, reconfirm, reconduct, reconditory, recondite, recondense, recondensation, reconciling, reconciliatory

Definition of reconnaissance

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