surveyor's cross

noun

Definition of surveyor's cross

: a simple instrument made of two bars forming a right-angled cross with sights at each end and used in setting out right angles in surveying

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“Surveyor's cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surveyor%27s%20cross. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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