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  • v. Present participle of level.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or operation of making level.
  • n. The art or operation of using a leveling instrument for finding a horizontal line, for ascertaining the differences of level between different points of the earth's surface included in a survey, for establishing grades, etc., as in finding the descent of a river, or locating a line of railroad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of reducing an uneven surface to a level or plane.
  • n. The art or operation of ascertaining the different elevations of objects on the surface of the earth; the art or practice of finding how much any assigned point on the earth's surface included in a survey is higher or lower than another assigned point.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
  • n. complete destruction of a building
  • n. the act of making equal or uniform

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