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leveling rod

noun, Surveying
1.
rod (def 19).
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Measurements can be made of virtually any leveling rod scale with scribed, engraved, or painted graduations.
  • We will use a laser level and leveling rod to measure the relative changes in the stream bed elevation along each stream reach.
  • All staff learned to use equipment needed to conduct surveys, such as viewing through a transit level or holding a leveling rod.
  • Since leveling rod graduations come in a wide variety of patterns, the crew must become familiar with the specific rod used.
  • The shield is attached to the top of the leveling rod by threaded aluminum stock.

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