stadia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

A surveyors' stadia or level staff

stadia sg & pl

  1. (surveying) A level staff or graduated rod used by surveyors to measure differences in level, or to measure horizontal distances by sighting the stadia hairs (graduations) through a telescope.
  2. (military) (historically) A graduated brass triangle used to measure the distance of a target by comparison of the graduations with the heights of soldiers or horses.
  3. plural form of stadion
  4. plural form of stadium

Usage notes[edit]

  • For clarification of which plural form of stadium is considered appropriate in a given context, see the usage note at the entry for stadium.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stadia

  1. Plural form of stadium

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

stadia

  1. nominative plural of stadium
  2. accusative plural of stadium
  3. vocative plural of stadium

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “stadia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

stadia n

  1. definite plural of stadium

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

stadia n

  1. definite plural of stadium

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stadia

  1. nominative plural of stadium
  2. accusative plural of stadium
  3. vocative plural of stadium