balancing a survey

balancing a survey

[′bal·əns·iŋ ə ′sər‚vā]
(engineering)
Distributing corrections through any traverse to eliminate the error of closure and to obtain an adjusted position for each traverse station. Also known as traverse adjustment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.