HyperDic: surveying_instrument

English > 1 sense of the expression surveying instrument:
NOUNartifactsurveying instrument, surveyor's instrumentan instrument used by surveyors
English > surveying instrument: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn instrument used by surveyors.
Synonymsurveyor's instrument
PartssightsAn optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
Narroweralidade, alidadsurveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles
alidade, alidadsurveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments
clinometer, inclinometerAn instrument used by surveyors in order to measure an angle of inclination or elevation
plane tablesurveying instrument consisting of a drawing board and a ruler that are mounted on a tripod
range pole, ranging pole, flagpolesurveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide
surveyor's levelsurveying instrument consisting basically of a small telescope with an attached spirit level rotating around a vertical axis
theodolite, transitA surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
BroaderinstrumentA device that requires skill for proper use

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