dowsing rod


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dowsing rod

(ˈdaʊzɪŋ)
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(Mining & Quarrying) another name for divining rod
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Noun1.dowsing rod - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oildowsing rod - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
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But Laith Khalaf, senior analyst ATHARGREAVEs Lansdown stockbrokers, said: "Economic forecasts of this nature are more like a dowsing rod than a GPS tracking system.
But Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown stockbrokers, said: "Economic forecasts of this nature are more like a dowsing rod than a GPS tracking system.
By the 17th and 18th centuries the dowsing rod was found in lists of "essential scientific instruments" and had gathered a considerable documentary background.
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He then went out on the Forth in a small boat and used vibrations from his dowsing rod to confirm the position of the wreck.
It required two phases: (1) measuring dowsing rod movement with objects of known size and composition, and (2) blind tests that would rule out any effects of the human subconscious.
JULY 19 Learn to use a dowsing rod or try model-making and photography in free summer craft workshops for children at the Museum of Country Life in East Kilbride.
He then went out on the Forth in a small boat and used his dowsing rod to confirm the position.
My kit includes: one dowsing rod, one leather necklace and assorted sentimental objects for talismans and amulets, three books on woodland fungi, herbs and flowers, one telescope, one cauldron, one teapot and one mug.
I was at a loss until it became apparent that they had mistaken Dave for some sort of surveyor, and had thought his dowsing rods to be some form of theodolite.
Dowsing rods to detect energy were drawn to one area where they said a portal could exist allowing entities access to the gardens.