A technique for searching for underground water, minerals, ley lines, or anything invisible, by observing the motion of a pointer (traditionally a forked stick, now often paired bent wires) or the changes in direction of a pendulum, supposedly in response to unseen influences: [as modifier]: a dowsing rod
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- Peter demonstrated his dowsing technique for us at the site.
- It took very little coaxing to get Clyde to bring his dowsing rods to the next class.
- The alleged psychic ability of dowsing is said to enable dowsers to locate underground substances or objects.
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