transit theodolite


noun

a theodolite having a telescope that can be transited.

Nearby words

  1. transit camp,
  2. transit circle,
  3. transit instrument,
  4. transit number,
  5. transit shed,
  6. transitable,
  7. transition,
  8. transition area,
  9. transition element,
  10. transition elements

Origin of transit theodolite

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for transit theodolite

transit theodolite

noun

a theodolite the telescope of which can be rotated completely about its horizontal axis
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