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spirit level

n.
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spirit level

n
(Tools) a device for setting horizontal surfaces, consisting of an accurate block of material in which a sealed slightly curved tube partially filled with liquid is set so that the air bubble rests between two marks on the tube when the block is horizontal

spir′it lev`el


n.
a device for determining true horizontal or vertical directions by centering a bubble in a glass tube of alcohol or ether.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spirit level - indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
carpenter's level - a straight bar of light metal with a spirit level in it
indicator - a device for showing the operating condition of some system
mason's level - a level longer than a carpenter's level
surveyor's level - surveying instrument consisting basically of a small telescope with an attached spirit level rotating around a vertical axis; for measuring relative heights of land
Translations
مِقياس إسْتِواء السَّطح
vodováha
vaterpas
alkoholos vízszintezõ
hallamælir
kabarcıklı düzeçtesviye ruhu

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spirit level

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spirit

(ˈspirit) noun
1. a principle or emotion which makes someone act. The spirit of kindness seems to be lacking in the world nowadays.
2. a person's mind, will, personality etc thought of as distinct from the body, or as remaining alive eg as a ghost when the body dies. Our great leader may be dead, but his spirit still lives on; (also adjective) the spirit world; Evil spirits have taken possession of him.
3. liveliness; courage. He acted with spirit.
ˈspirited adjective
full of courage or liveliness. a spirited attack/description.
ˈspiritedly adverb
ˈspirits noun plural
1. a person's mood. He's in good/high/low spirits (= He's happy / very cheerful / depressed); This news may raise his spirits.
2. strong alcoholic drink, eg whisky, gin, vodka etc.
ˈspiritual (-tʃul) adjective
of one's spirit or soul, or of one's religious beliefs.
ˈspiritually adverb
spirit level
a tool consisting of a bar containing a glass tube of liquid, for testing whether a surface is level.
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This makes it almost impossible to consistently center the sight, while also obstructing your view of the sight's bubble level and restricting the amount of light that is able to pass through the peep to your eye--diminishing the detail with which you are able to see your target and reducing your ability to shoot in low-light situations.
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According to the company, it's six times more accurate than a typical bubble level.
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The bubble level has been conveniently situated on the front of the instrument below the display panel so that users can easily adjust the instrument for true vertical position.
It has a built-in bubble level for precision shooting, and the fixed-plate mount extends from 2" to 3".
Included in the app is a plumb bob level, surface level, bubble level bar, ruler and protractor.
By the way, if it is at all possible, I so strongly recommend incorporating a bubble level into the sighting system, iron sights or optics.
It's light, easy to use and stable but doesn't tilt or pan, nor does it have a bubble level.
The sight has an easy-to-read sight tape, allows second- and third-axis adjustments and a bubble level and is extra lightweight.
There's even a small bubble level built into the base to correctly align the dial on the wall.