Definition of Spirit level

1. Noun. Indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid.

Exact synonyms: Level
Group relationships: Carpenter's Level, Surveyor's Level
Generic synonyms: Indicator
Specialized synonyms: Mason's Level
Derivative terms: Level, Level, Level



Definition of Spirit level

1. Noun. A tool employing a chamber with a colored liquid (usually alcohol, hence spirit) and an air bubble, used to determine a horizontal or vertical reference line. ¹

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Literary usage of Spirit level

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1. A Handbook of Physics Measurements by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Oscar William Silvey, George William Sherman, David Christie Duncan (1918)
"Radius of Curvature and Sensitivity of a spirit level THEORY OP THE EXPERIMENT. — In many measurements in which a spirit level is used in connection with ..."

2. A Handbook of Physics Measurements by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Oscar William Silvey, George William Sherman, David Christie Duncan (1918)
"Radius of Curvature and Sensitivity of a spirit level THEORY OF THE EXPERIMENT. — In many measurements in which a spirit level is used in connection with ..."

3. A Handbook of Physics Measurements by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Oscar William Silvey, George William Sherman, David Christie Duncan (1918)
"Radius of Curvature and Sensitivity of a spirit level THEORY OF THE EXPERIMENT. — In many measurements in which a spirit level is used in connection with ..."

4. A Treatise on Mine-surveying by Bennett H. Brough (1889)
"The Spirit-level is the instrument commonly used. The spirit-level proper is a glass tube B 0, Fig. 55, hermetically sealed at both ends, partially filled ..."

5. Treatise on Mine-surveying by Bennett Hooper Brough (1906)
"The Spirit-level is the instrument commonly used. The spirit-level proper is a glass tube B 0, Fig. 55, hermetically sealed at both ends, partially filled ..."

6. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text-book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1854)
"But the spirit level is the instrument more commonly employed for this purpose. This consists of a small bent cylindrical tube of glass, from two Fig. ..."

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