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English-Chinese dictionary of mining (英汉矿业大词典). 2013.

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  • level — [lev′əl] n. [OFr livel < VL * libellus < L libella, dim. of libra, a balance, level, weight] 1. an instrument for determining, or adjusting a surface to, an even horizontal plane: it has a glass tube partly filled with liquid so as to leave …   English World dictionary

  • level — {{11}}level (adj.) early 15c., from LEVEL (Cf. level) (n.). To do one s level best is from 1851. {{12}}level (n.) mid 14c., tool to indicate a horizontal line, from O.Fr. livel a level (13c.), ultimately from L. libella a balance, level, dim. of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • level — /ˈlɛvəl / (say levuhl) adjective 1. having no part higher than another; having an even surface. 2. being in a plane parallel to the plane of the horizon; horizontal. 3. on an equality, as one thing with another, or two or more things with one… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Level — Lev el (l[e^]v [e^]l), n. [OE. level, livel, OF. livel, F. niveau, fr. L. libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Cf. {Librate}, {Libella}.] 1. A line or surface to which,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Level of the sea — Level Lev el (l[e^]v [e^]l), n. [OE. level, livel, OF. livel, F. niveau, fr. L. libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Cf. {Librate}, {Libella}.] 1. A line or surface to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balance — I (amount in excess) noun carry over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, remaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual portion, residue, residuum,… …   Law dictionary

  • BALANCE — (Heb. פֶּלֶס, peles; Isa. 40:12; Prov. 16:11; cf. pilles make straight, level, Isa. 26:7; Ps. 78:50; synonomous by synecdoche with pair of scales, moznayim – Lev. 19:36; Isa. 40:12; Jer. 32:10; et al. – and with balance beam קָנֶה, kaneh; Isa. 46 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • balance — [n1] equilibrium antithesis, correspondence, counterbalance, equity, equivalence, evenness, even steven*, hang, harmony, parity, proportion, stasis, symmetry, tension; con cepts 664,667 Ant. disproportion, imbalance, instability balance [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • level — ► NOUN 1) a horizontal plane or line with respect to the distance above or below a given point. 2) a height or distance from the ground or another base. 3) a position or stage on a scale of quantity, extent, rank, or quality. 4) a floor within a… …   English terms dictionary

  • level — index balance (equality), coequal, commensurable, destroy (efface), extirpate, obliterate, pillage …   Law dictionary

  • balance of achievements — level of accomplishments …   English contemporary dictionary

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