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SURVEY, The act by which the quantity of a piece of land is ascertained; the paper containing a statement of the courses, distances, and quantity of land, is also called a survey.
     2. A survey made by authority of law and duly returned into the land office, is a matter of record, and of equal dignity with the patent. 3 Marsh. 226; 2 J. J. Marsh, 160. See 3 Greenleaf, 126; 5 Greenleaf, 24; 14 Mass. 149 1 Harr. & John. 20 1 1 Overt. 199; 1 Dev. & Bat. 76.
     3. By survey is also understood an examination; as, a survey has been made of your house, and now the insurance company will insure it.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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What appears on the title page as a well-framed, compact, surveyable line also symbolizes the unpredictable "turns and difficulties" of hunting; "allegories and riddles"; "winding walks and serpentine rivers"; the "thread of a play, or novel, which ever increases" our delight "as the plot thickens, and ends most pleas'd, when that is most distinctly unravefl'd" (Analysis 32-33).
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Few elements common to evidence rules have been factored out, or organizing principles elaborated, to make the entire normative structure easily surveyable." Ibid at 9-10.
Now, in 2005, Georges Gonthier used the TP Coq to create a surveyable proof [9].
This method more precisely describes by the surveyable spectra, multi-element capabilities, a linear dynamic range and possibility of analyzing large number of samples.
Therefore we need an approach that allows considering the main characteristics in a systematic and surveyable way.