HyperDic: alidade

English > 2 senses of the word alidade:
NOUNartifactalidade, alidadsurveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments
artifactalidade, alidadsurveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles
English > alidade: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsurveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments.
Synonymalidad
Part oftheodolite, transitA surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
Broadersurveying instrument, surveyor's instrumentAn instrument used by surveyors
Spanishalidada
English > alidade: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningsurveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles.
Synonymalidad
Broadersurveying instrument, surveyor's instrumentAn instrument used by surveyors

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