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English → English (WordNet) Definition: theodolite theodolite n : a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod [syn: transit]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Theodolite Theodolite \The*od"o*lite\, n. [Probably a corruption of the alidade. See Alidade.] An instrument used, especially in trigonometrical surveying, for the accurate measurement of horizontal angles, and also usually of vertical angles. It is variously constructed. [1913 Webster] Note: The theodolite consists principally of a telescope, with cross wires in the focus of its object glass, clamped in Y's attached to a frame that is mounted so as to turn both on vertical and horizontal axes, the former carrying a vernier plate on a horizontal graduated plate or circle for azimuthal angles, and the latter a vertical graduated arc or semicircle for altitudes. The whole is furnished with levels and adjusting screws and mounted on a tripod. [1913 Webster]


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