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stadia rod

noun, Surveying
rod (def 19). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He shifted to the left and stood the stadia rod straight to register his position for the survey laser on the tripod below.
  • Estimate made within a one meter diameter circle around the base of the surveyor's stadia rod.
  • If mounted in or on a vertical surface, the bolt head must have enough stick-out to permit a stadia rod to be rested on it.
  • Topographic corrections were surveyed with a handheld level and stadia rod.
  • Stream gradient was measured using an ocular hand level and a stadia rod.
  • Measure the gradient or slope of the riffle using a stadia rod and a hand level or a clinometer.

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