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spirit level

n.
See level.

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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