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HAND LEVEL [1 record]

Record 1 2002-11-27


Subject field(s)
  • Surveying Instruments

A surveyor's level designed to be held in the hand and consisting of a telescope with a bubble tube so attached that the position of the bubble can be seen when looking through the telescope.


The hand level ... can be used to keep the steel tape horizontal when measuring distances. The hand level is taken by the surveyor at the lower elevation and a sight is taken back at the higher elevation surveyor ...


  • Instruments d'arpentage

Instrument, qu'on tient dans la main, utilisé pour réaliser des nivellements de faible précision.


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