Definition of Abney level in English:

Abney level

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Pronunciation: /ˈabni
 
/

noun

Surveying
  • A kind of clinometer consisting of a sighting tube, spirit level, and graduated scale.
    More example sentences
    • The equipment used for monitoring includes Abney levels, ranging roles, tape measure and datasheets.
    • Participants will get hands on experience working with laser levels, hand levels, Abney levels and Clinometers.
    • The equipment used consists of hand held Abney levels, tape measures and ranging poles.

Origin

late 19th century: named after Sir William Abney (1844–1920), English scientist.

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