wye level meaning

  "wye level" in a sentence

A surveyor's leveling instrument having a telescope and attached spirit level, mounted in Y-shaped supports which permit it to be lifted and reversed, end for end; it is used in the direct measurement of differences in elevation.

wye level

See Y level


  1. The route was surveyed using a Wye level ( an early version of a dumpy level ), again the first recorded use in America.
  2. A case containing battle-worn surveying flags, Wye levels, protractors, alidades and other surveying equipment that only a construction worker could truly love gives way to an exhibit room containing about 50 anti-aircraft cannon, mortar tubes and machine guns of all nations and vintages.

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