Origin of theodolite
OTHER WORDS FROM theodolitethe·od·o·lit·ic [thee-od-l-it-ik], /θiˌɒd lˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use theodolite in a sentence
He made application at head-quarters for a theodolite to make a triangulation of the distance, but was refused its use.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
Here he found the gale very troublesome, his theodolite being nearly blown over several times.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
This is dead reckoning, as the theodolite legs have been out of action for some time, splinted together to form tent-props.
Webb set up the theodolite while Hurley and I paced out a half-mile base-line to find out the intervening distance.
On December 21 the load on the sledge was stripped down to tent, dip-circle, theodolite, cooker and a little food.