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chainage

[chey-nij]
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noun
  1. a length as measured by a surveyor's chain or tape.

Origin of chainage

First recorded in 1605–15; chain + -age
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Historical Examples

  • No system of chainage appears to have been used for domes in Constantinople.

    Byzantine Churches in Constantinople

    Alexander Van Millingen