from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In surveying, a small dial-plate having an index turned by a milled head underneath, used with the surveyor's compass to keep tally in measurement by chain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Surv.) An attachment to a surveyor's compass for keeping tally in chaining.
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- noun An
attachmentto a surveyor's compassfor keeping tallyin chaining.
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