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Definition of the noun alidad
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noun - plural: alidads
- surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- alternative spelling: alidade
- more generic terms: surveying instrument / surveyor's instrument = an instrument used by surveyors
- part of: theodolite / transit = a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
- surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles
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by Ian Strangeways
The alidad is a simple device for measuring the angle, E. This is the only measurement required. Measuring cloud height automatically by searchlight To obtain a continuous record of cloud height, to make measurements at an unattended site, or to get readings both day and night, a rotating-beam ceilometer was developed during the 1960s, although now largely replaced by laser methods (see below). Figure 14.6. For unattended operation, for daytime observations, or if. Measuring ...
Constructing the Nation (2009)
A Race and Nationalism Reader by Mariana Ortega
As Catherine Walsh says, inter cultur alidad is a counterhegemonic process of long-range transformation of social relations, and public structures and institutions.
Trees, Knots, and Outriggers (2016)
Environmental Knowledge in the Northeast Kula Ring by Frederick H. Damon
Ayeliv might be used for small and middle-sized craft, whereas alidad is the standard for the larger anageg; ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
alidad all-dad, or -dad', alidade -dad, ns. a revolving index for reading the graduations of an astrolabe, quadrant, or similar instrument, or for taking the direction of objects. [Ar. al 'idddah. the revolving radius — 'adid, humerus.] alien d 'li-an, -lyan, adj. belonging to something else: foreign: from elsewhere: extraneous: repugnant: inconsistent (with to): incompatible: estranged. — n. a foreigner: a resident neither native-born nor naturalised: an outsider: a plant introduced by man ...
Wherein is Contain'd, Not Only the Explanation of the Bare Terms, But Likewise an History, ... By E. Stone, F.R.S. by Edmund Stone
ALIDAD A, an Arabick Word for the Label or Ruler, which is moveable about the Centre of an Aftrolabe, Quadrant,&V. and carries the Sights. ALIQ. UANT PART, is that which cannot meafureanyNum- ber exa&ly, but that fome Remainder will beat laft, ...
by DR. WILLIAM SMITH'S
who probably represents Alidad [Ai.mooad]. Ishmael, according to the AraK married a daughter of the first Mud. id, □hence sprang 'Admin the ancestor of Mohammed. This kingdom, situate in a less fertile district than the Yemen, and engaged in conflict with aboriginal tnl**, never attained the importance of that of the south. It merged, by intermarriage and conquest, into the tril»es of Ishmael. (Kutb-ed-Deen, «d- Wurtenieid, pp.
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Scrabble value of A1L1I1D2A1D2
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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