carpenter's level

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Noun1.carpenter's level - a straight bar of light metal with a spirit level in it
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
spirit level, level - indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
plumb level - a carpenter's level with a plumb line at right angles to it
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They've been led by an offense that's as balanced as a carpenter's level.
This device fixes the exact distance to the target, then factors in the flight characteristic of the ammunition, and using something similar to a carpenter's level, indicates to the firer exactly what angle to hold the barrel.
By shopping the 140,000-plus applications at Apple's App Store, you can turn your phone into a flute, a magnifying glass, a carpenter's level, a bar code scanner, a jogger's odometer--even pay your car insurance premium.
Imagine having this carpenter's level inside you," she said.
Like the bubble inside the tube on a carpenter's level, a tingle rushed from my gut to my head as my center of gravity left the control of my legs and transitioned to the rope tied to the harness around my waist.
The gas bubble 'floats' within the eye just like a carpenter's level, and the surgeon wants the bubble to lie against the macula at the end of the surgery to help the eye heal and reattach the retina.
If you do see them, there's usually a carpenter's level or a fishing pole where the rifle and shotgun once rode.
To determine vertical fall, use a carpenter's level fastened securely to the top of a stick.
Franklin Smith, 36, said he was whacked with a four-foot carpenter's level by Kurt Getschow, president of US firm Phillips Getschow Co, in full view of other workers.
Inside the canals are tiny hairs, fluid and an air bubble in each: the body's answer to the carpenter's level.
The tools studied were a carpenter's level (the facility's current tool) and a laser levelling device which has been designed by the two researchers and colleagues.
Each component is made of engineering plastic and contains a small level -- not unlike a carpenter's level -- and easily attaches to clubs via a magnet or a snap fastener.