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foot level

noun
1.
a foot rule, hinged in the middle, having a spirit level in one section and a graduated arc from which the angle made by the two sections can be read.
Origin of foot level
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30
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  • He descended to the 2,000 foot level, but experienced no perceptible change.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • They had reached the two hundred foot level where one boards the Sky Ride.

    Hour of Enchantment Roy J. Snell
  • Why, he hasnt even been above the three hundred foot level yet.

    Don Hale with the Flying Squadron W. Crispin Sheppard
  • This extends from the tank on the side of the mountain to the 3,000 foot level.

  • It rises from the 300 foot level of the Cherwell Vale to 720 at the highest ground of the ridge of the hill.

    Edge Hill Edwin Walford
  • In the centre two shafts are being sunk to the 150 foot level, and are at present connected by a drive 300 feet long.

    Through South Africa Henry M. Stanley
  • "Yes, we have descended to the twenty-five hundred foot level," remarked the Professor, after consulting the barometer.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • They had lowered to the five hundred foot level, so that a good view might be taken of the beautiful metropolis of Ohio—Cleveland.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • We decided to leave the Tucker tent at the 20,000 foot level, together with most of our outfit and provisions.

    Inca Land Hiram Bingham
  • The hydraulic pump now working at the 3,000 foot level of the shaft is the deepest in the world.

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