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surveyor's level

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An instrument having a telescope and attached spirit level mounted on a tripod and rotating around a vertical axis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a telescope, with a spirit level attached, and with suitable screws, etc., for accurate adjustment, the whole mounted on a tripod, for use in leveling; -- called also leveling instrument.
  • n. See under Level.

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

  • n. surveying instrument consisting basically of a small telescope with an attached spirit level rotating around a vertical axis; for measuring relative heights of land

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