• (n.) The act of reconnoitering; preliminary examination or survey.
  • (n.) An examination or survey of a region in reference to its general geological character.
  • (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.
  • (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.

Compare reconnaissance with other words:

reconnaissance vs. reconnoissance

investigation vs. reconnaissance

mobile vs. reconnaissance

reconnaissance vs. reconnoitre

reconnaissance vs. scout

reconnaissance vs. reconnoiter

espionage vs. reconnaissance

reconnaissance vs. surveillance