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  • noun Plural form of theodolite.

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Examples

  • But if the motion of the glacier be observed by means of accurate measuring instruments, such as theodolites, it is not necessary to wait for years to observe that ice moves—a single day is sufficient.

    Ice and Glaciers

  • I learned about gromas and chorobates, plane tables and astrolabes, theodolites and transits … and then tellurometers, total stations, inertial survey systems and, of course the Global Positioning Satellite system.

    My speech to the Saskatchewan Land Surveyors Association AGM

  • I learned about gromas and chorobates, plane tables and astrolabes, theodolites and transits … and then tellurometers, total stations, inertial survey systems and, of course the Global Positioning Satellite system.

    My speech to the Saskatchewan Land Surveyors Association AGM

  • Islands and atolls, coral reefs and rocky shorelines, all depicted with a stunning level of complexity from a time before theodolites, GPS, satellites, and cameras, two hundred years before John Harrison established accurate longitudinal measurement.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • During the tests researchers will use theodolites, surveying instruments that measure horizontal and vertical angles.

    New Tech Tested In Whales Vs. Wave Energy

  • Islands and atolls, coral reefs and rocky shorelines, all depicted with a stunning level of complexity from a time before theodolites, GPS, satellites, and cameras, two hundred years before John Harrison established accurate longitudinal measurement.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • He told the Jakarta Globe that off-kilter kiblats were often an issue in quake-hit areas such as Yogyakarta, West Java and West Sumatra and that the government had the money for theodolites, a precision surveying instrument.

    Indonesian Muslims turn prayers back to Mecca after 1,000-mile mistake

  • During the tests researchers will use theodolites, surveying instruments that measure horizontal and vertical angles.

    New Tech For Whales Vs. Wave Energy

  • Islands and atolls, coral reefs and rocky shorelines, all depicted with a stunning level of complexity from a time before theodolites, GPS, satellites, and cameras, two hundred years before John Harrison established accurate longitudinal measurement.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Displays of lavishly decorated spiral thermometers, brass astrolabes, elaborate armillary spheres and theodolites -- even Michelangelo's compass kit -- testify to the era's appetite for precise technical information.

    Galileo's Discoveries, 400 Years Later, Still Open Eyes

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