(formerly) one of several supports for a hayrick, consisting of a truncated conical stone surmounted by a flat circular stone
noun, Geology. 1. a period of time represented by a glacial deposit.
[stey-der] /ˈsteɪ dər/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a splint consisting of an adjustable metal rod with a steel pin at either end for insertion in the bone above and below a fracture.
noun 1. the chief magistrate of the former republic of the United Provinces of the Netherlands. 2. (formerly, in the Netherlands) the viceroy or governor of a province. noun 1. the chief magistrate of the former Dutch republic or of any of its provinces (from about 1580 to 1802) 2. a viceroy or governor of […]
noun 1. a method of surveying in which distances are read by noting the interval on a graduated rod intercepted by two parallel cross hairs (stadia hairs or stadia wires) mounted in the telescope of a surveying instrument, the rod being placed at one end of the distance to be measured and the surveying instrument […]