Definition of theodolite
: a surveyor's instrument for measuring horizontal and usually also vertical angles
Origin of theodolite
New Latin theodelitus
First Known Use: 1571
Rhymes with theodolite
adipocyte, alexandrite, amazonite, amoebocyte, amyl nitrite, anthophyllite, anti-Semite, butyl nitrite, cosmopolite, dermatophyte, electrolyte, embryophyte, exurbanite, gemütlichkeit, Gibeonite, Gileadite, go fly a kite, hermaphrodite, idiot light, Indo-Hittite, McCarthyite, meteorite, Michiganite, Midianite, multipartite, New Hampshirite, New Jerseyite, potato blight, property right, quadripartite, Rhode Island White, spermatocyte, substantive right, suburbanite, sweetness and light, Turkish delight, Wyomingite
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