(in plane-tabling) a straightedge having a telescopic sight or other means of sighting parallel to the straightedge.
the entire upper part of a theodolite or transit, including the telescope, its supports, the level vials, the circle-reading device, and the spindle.
Also, al·i·dad /ˈælɪˌdæd/ [al-i-dad] Show IPA .
1400–50; variant of alhidade < Medieval Latin alhidada < Arabic al-ʿiḍādah the turning radius (like a clock hand) of a circle; replacing late Middle English allydatha (< Old Spanish alhidada)
is always a great word to know.
So is bezoar. Does it mean: