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spirit level Syllabification: spir·it lev·el

Definition of spirit level in English:


Another term for level (sense 3 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • Bricklaying tools include a hammer, mason's string, a few 10d nails, a trowel, a spirit level, a hand level, a piece of carpenters chalk and a broad-bladed cold chisel.
  • A single tool - technically called a spirit level, better known simply as a level - is the workhorse in the industry for checking plumb and level, and a good spirit level belongs in every toolbox.
  • It is used to square the end of a board, mark a 45-degree angle for mitering, and even make quick level checks with the built-in spirit level.
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