Y level
Y level \Y" lev`el\ (Surv.) See under {Y}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Y-level — and Y moth see under ↑Y (n). Yˈ level noun A type of engineers level whose essential characteristic is the support of the telescope, namely, Y shaped rests in which it may be rotated or reversed end for end (also called wyeˈ level) • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Y level — Y Y (w[imac]), n.; pl. {Y s} (w[imac]z) or {Ys}. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y. Specifically: (a) One of the forked holders for supporting the telescope of a leveling instrument, or the axis of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • y level — noun Usage: usually capitalized Y : a surveyor s level with a telescope supported in y shaped rests and as a result capable of being rotated around its own axis or of being taken out of the supports and turned end for end for purposes of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Y level — /ˈwaɪ lɛvəl/ (say wuy levuhl) noun → wye level …   Australian English dictionary

  • Y — (w[imac]), n.; pl. {Y s} (w[imac]z) or {Ys}. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y. Specifically: (a) One of the forked holders for supporting the telescope of a leveling instrument, or the axis of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Y moth — Y Y (w[imac]), n.; pl. {Y s} (w[imac]z) or {Ys}. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y. Specifically: (a) One of the forked holders for supporting the telescope of a leveling instrument, or the axis of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Y's — Y Y (w[imac]), n.; pl. {Y s} (w[imac]z) or {Ys}. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y. Specifically: (a) One of the forked holders for supporting the telescope of a leveling instrument, or the axis of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Y-moth — Y level and Y moth see under ↑Y (n). Yˈ moth noun Any of a genus of destructive noctuid moths with a silvery Y shaped mark on the forewings • • • Main Entry: ↑Y * * * Y moth see Y 3 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Y-levelY-moth — Y level and Y moth see under Y (n) …   Useful english dictionary

  • y. — abbr. year(s). * * * 1. yard; yards. 2. year; years. * * * Y1 or y «wy», noun, plural Y s …   Useful english dictionary

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