range pole


range pole
noun
surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors
Syn: ↑ranging pole, ↑flagpole

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noun also ranging pole
: a straight pole or rod sometimes jointed, usually painted in one-foot bands of alternate colors of red and white, and used for sighting points and lines in surveying — called also flagpole

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Survey.
a conspicuously painted pole held upright to show the position of a survey mark.

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range pole, range rodranging pole or ranging rod noun
A pole or rod used to mark positions in surveying
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Main Entry:range

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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