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    Default Does this instrument have a special name?

    Hi,

    Don't know if this is the right place to ask this questions but

    Could somebody please tell me if this instrument has a special name in English?
    a kind of advanced (camera?) for watching far distances.


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    Default Re: Does this instrument have a special name?

    An alidad or theodolite.

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    Default Re: Does this instrument have a special name?

    Do you mean telescope?

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    Default Re: Does this instrument have a special name?

    Quote Originally Posted by cmlg38542006 View Post
    Do you mean telescope?

    Mmmmm, Don't think so, I mean not as far distances as a telescope looks. Just enough to look from a window of a building in to another building and see what goes on there.

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    Default Re: Does this instrument have a special name?

    Oh, I misunderstood and thought he wanted an instrument to measure distances, not overcome them.

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    Default Re: Does this instrument have a special name?

    Binoculars?

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    Quote Originally Posted by avkw19 View Post
    Binoculars?

    Oh thanks, I guess it should be this word.

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