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Definition of the noun abney level
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- a surveying instrument consisting of a spirit level and a sighting tube; used to measure the angle of inclination of a line from the observer to the target
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by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Also, Abney level, Locke level. handling Industrial Engineering. 1. the process of manually or mechanically moving a manufactured object through any stage of production or distribution. 2. the means by which this is done for any particular ...
by Puri & Anand
Abney level is one of the various forms of clinometers used for the measurement of slopes, taking cross- sections, tracing contours, setting grades and all other rough levelling operations. It is a light, compact and hand instrument ...
by Karl F. Schmid
Abney level: A handheld level used in surveying to determine elevations and slope angles. Abney level. Abode: Any home or residence.
by Jacqueline Smith
Abney level /ab -nee/ A simple surveying instrument for measuring slope angles. The level is held ...
by Katherine Dunster
abney level A hand-held clinometer used to measure slopes in percentage. abort 1 To drop an unused load of water or fire retardant from an aircraft; ...
Ablock Abney levelA above finished floor Datum or benchmark for measuring the height. handheld level used for measuring elevations and vertical angles. Abney level of denial of access to the work would be on.
Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)
by S.E. Stiegeler
Abney level. A simple surveying instrument for measuring slope angles. The level is held by hand, ...
by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard
Abney level A hand-held instrument to measure vertical ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
Abney level, a hand-held level used to determine elevations and angles of slope ...
by Francis John Monkhouse
Abney level A surveying instrument, comprising a spirit-level mounted above a sighting-tube, the bubble being reflected in the eyepiece. It is used to measure the angle of inclination of a line joining an observer to another point. If the linear ...
A Dictionary of Military Knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow
The drawing shows the Abney level, an English modification of the "hand- level," combining with it an excellent clinometer.
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