Dictionary
4 ENTRIES FOUND:

stadia

noun sta·dia \ˈstā-dē-ə\

Definition of STADIA

:  a surveying method for determination of distances and differences of elevation by means of a telescopic instrument having two horizontal lines through which the marks on a graduated rod are observed; also :  the instrument or rod

Origin of STADIA

perhaps from French, from New Latin, plural of stadium stage, gradation, from Latin, stadium
First Known Use: 1865

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: stadia hairsPrevious Word in the Dictionary: stadeAll Words Near: stadia
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears