alidade

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English[edit]

A firefighting alidade

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Etymology[edit]

From French alidade, from Spanish alidada, from Arabic عِضَادة, perhaps from عضد (upper arm).

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alidade (plural alidades)

  1. (cartography, astronomy, surveying) A sighting device used for measuring angles.

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Italian[edit]

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alidade f

  1. plural form of alidada