alidad is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

alidad Scrabble score: 8

Meaning of alidad

  • (in plane-tabling) a straightedge having a telescopic sight or other means of sighting parallel to the straightedge
  • a device used in angular measurement, also ALIDADE [n -S]
  • the entire upper part of a theodolite or transit, including the telescope, its supports, the level vials, the circle-reading device, and the spindle