an instrument for determining the distance between an observer and an object of known height by measurement of the angle subtended by the object.
noun 1. an instrument that measures the length of curves, dashes, etc, by running a toothed wheel along them
noun, plural stadiums, stadia [stey-dee-uh] /ˈsteɪ di ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a sports arena, usually oval or horseshoe-shaped, with tiers of seats for spectators. 2. an ancient Greek course for foot races, typically semicircular, with tiers of seats for spectators. 3. an ancient Greek and Roman unit of length, the Athenian unit being equal to […]
noun 1. an insulated, parkalike jacket that reaches to the mid thigh or the knees and often has a drawstring around the bottom edge, worn outdoors in cold weather.
noun 1. staddle.