theodolite :

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  • n  a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod

  • Seeing a surveyor pointing a theodolite his way Woodsman Longhini decided it was a cameraman mistaking him for a gangster.
  • Deftly, without the aid of a theodolite, an OPA demonstrator shows wholesale butchers how to trim a full loin from a beef.
  • Armed with these coordinates, the researchers then measured the angles formed by the peaks and the receiver stations with a surveyor's theodolite, as well as the distance between .

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