ranging pole

(also ranging rod)
noun Surveying a pole or rod used for setting a straight line.

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  • flagpole — noun 1. surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors • Syn: ↑range pole, ↑ranging pole • Hypernyms: ↑surveying instrument, ↑surveyor s instrument …   Useful english dictionary

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