1. An imaginary line connecting the lowest points of a valley. 2. The line connecting the lowest points of a stream's channel. 3. The surface midline of a channel.
To locate something with the transit or other measuring device.
A survey line that connects a point to other surveyed lines.
Traditional French unit of length equal to 6 old French 'pieds' or feet, or 6.4 English feet.
Slang for eleven. See railroad.
A survey instrument that combines a theodolite and distance meter.
In the U.S. public land surveying system, an area six miles square, containing 36 sections. The townships are organized in rows and are identified with respect to a reference latitudinal baseline, for example, Township 13 North. See range.
1) any line surveyed across a parcel, 2) a series of such lines connecting a number of points, often used as a base for triangulation.
Slang for triple digits, as in trip5 means 555, and 43trip7 means 43.777
Spanish for 'path'. In the southeast U.S. it is used for a cut or cleared survey line.
The rodman is told to stay in place while the gun or level is moved to a new location.