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surveyor’s transit

Italian translation: teodolite

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English term or phrase:surveyor’s transit
Italian translation:teodolite
Entered by: Serena Magni
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11:42 Apr 30, 2008
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Paper / Paper Manufacturing
English term or phrase: surveyor’s transit
CONTESTO:
For this reason it is mandatory for the (steel) base to be checked with a leveling device or surveyor’s transit and corrected, if necessary, to make it level and true to the prescribed dimensions.
Serena Magni
Portugal
Local time: 02:43
teodolite
Explanation:
ciao,
si tratta di una forma contratta dello strumento "Engineers Collapsible Transit Measuring Stick", uno strumento di misura di cui non ho rispondenze in ITA.
*teodolite* non è la stessa cosa ma può assolvere le medesime funzioni di misura
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Oscar Platone
Local time: 03:43
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2
teodolite


Explanation:
ciao,
si tratta di una forma contratta dello strumento "Engineers Collapsible Transit Measuring Stick", uno strumento di misura di cui non ho rispondenze in ITA.
*teodolite* non è la stessa cosa ma può assolvere le medesime funzioni di misura


Oscar Platone
Local time: 03:43
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Silvia Nigretto: Confermo! Guarda il sito "http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/surveyor's%20transit" dove trovi la frase "5. An instrument resembling a theodolite, used by surveyors and engineers; -- called also transit compass, and surveyor's transit. "
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agree  Leonardo La Malfa
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