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Alidade

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Noun

1. alidad, alidade

surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments

2. alidad, alidade

surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles

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Alidade

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noun
1. 
a surveying instrument used in plane-tabling for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and taking angular measurements
2. 
the upper rotatable part of a theodolite, including the telescope and its attachments

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Alidade

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noun
1. 
a part of an optical or surveying instrument, consisting of the vernier, indicator, etc.
2. 
a surveying instrument consisting of a telescope mounted on a rule, used in topography

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Alidade

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n.
1. An indicator or a sighting apparatus on a plane table, used in angular measurement.
2. A topographic surveying and mapping instrument used for determining directions, consisting of a telescope and attached parts.

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