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Surveyor's instrument   /sərvˈeɪərz ˈɪnstrəmənt/   Listen
Surveyor's instrument

An instrument used by surveyors.  Synonym: surveying instrument.

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"Surveyor's instrument" Quotes from Famous Books

... Judah, which was still a sealed book to the rest of the world. Their job was "to search in every hole and corner of the country and see what is there, and classify everything in proper form"—to quote the words of their prospectus. For this work they required both the surveyor's instrument and ...
— Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers • J. Walker McSpadden

... tree, the boy followed the canoes and finally, before they came in sight of the Harding house, saw the party land. The Indians remained with the canoes; but the white men disembarked with considerable baggage. One of the men carried a surveyor's instrument, while a second bore a chain. Halpen led them and when he had seen the party strike into the forest in the direction of the house, Enoch sped away on a parallel trail and headed them off, arriving first at ...
— With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga • W. Bert Foster

Words linked to "Surveyor's instrument" :   surveying instrument, transit, instrument, range pole, plane table, surveyor's level, sights, alidad, theodolite, flagpole, clinometer, ranging pole, alidade, inclinometer

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