surveyor's level

/sɜˌveɪəz ˈlɛvəl/ (say ser.vayuhz 'levuhl)

noun
See level (def. 8).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Surveyor's level — Surveyor Sur*vey or, n. 1. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector. [1913 Webster] Were t not madness then, To make the fox surveyor of the fold? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One who views and examines for the purpose of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surveyor's level — Level Lev el (l[e^]v [e^]l), n. [OE. level, livel, OF. livel, F. niveau, fr. L. libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Cf. {Librate}, {Libella}.] 1. A line or surface to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surveyor's level — n. an instrument consisting of a revolving telescope mounted on a tripod and fitted with cross hairs and a spirit level, used by surveyors in finding points of identical elevation …   English World dictionary

  • surveyor's level — noun surveying instrument consisting basically of a small telescope with an attached spirit level rotating around a vertical axis; for measuring relative heights of land • Hypernyms: ↑surveying instrument, ↑surveyor s instrument • Hyponyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surveyor's level — level (def. 9a). * * * ▪ instrument       instrument used in surveying to measure the height of distant points in relation to a bench mark (a point for which the height above sea level is accurately known). It consists of a telescope fitted with… …   Universalium

  • Surveyor — Sur*vey or, n. 1. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector. [1913 Webster] Were t not madness then, To make the fox surveyor of the fold? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One who views and examines for the purpose of ascertaining the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surveyor general — Surveyor Sur*vey or, n. 1. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector. [1913 Webster] Were t not madness then, To make the fox surveyor of the fold? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One who views and examines for the purpose of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surveyor's compass — Surveyor Sur*vey or, n. 1. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector. [1913 Webster] Were t not madness then, To make the fox surveyor of the fold? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One who views and examines for the purpose of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Level — Lev el (l[e^]v [e^]l), n. [OE. level, livel, OF. livel, F. niveau, fr. L. libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Cf. {Librate}, {Libella}.] 1. A line or surface to which,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Level of the sea — Level Lev el (l[e^]v [e^]l), n. [OE. level, livel, OF. livel, F. niveau, fr. L. libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Cf. {Librate}, {Libella}.] 1. A line or surface to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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