hand level

hand level

[′hand ‚lev·əl]
(engineering)
A hand-held surveyor's level, basically a telescope with a bubble tube attached so that the position of the bubble can be seen when looking through the telescope.

hand level

A hand-held surveying instrument used for rough checks of elevations and leveling work, usually limited in use to a radius of 200 ft (approx. 60 m) from an established elevation. Consists of a metal sighting tube (but no telescope) in which a spirit level is observed opposite the horizontal cross hair.
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Build up confidence initially by keeping the hand level, the same as you would for 'paw'.
But he said that the crunch issue for Unite is preventing the loss of between PS3,500 to PS5,000 in salary for the 113 grade three leading hand level staff - which is about 15 per cent of their average PS21,000 salary.
Including all age groups in 2014-15, there were 109 hospital admissions of patients with open wounds to the head; 183 with open wounds of the wrist and hand; 27 with open wounds of the forearm; 26 with fractures of the wrist and hand; 25 with open wounds of the lower leg; 20 with fractures of the lower leg, including the ankle; 13 with injuries of the muscle and tendon at wrist and hand level; 12 fractures of ribs, sternum and the thoracic spine; 41 with cellulitis, an infection of the deeper layers of the skin and the underlying tissue; and 12 with other and unspecified injuries of the head.
You may want to consider adding a shower seat to your bathroom; placing any useful objects at hand level so you don't have to bend down to pick them up; stocking up on food that's easy to prepare.
Ninety-two percent of the participants reported being involved with the innovation for two years or fewer; 6 percent considered themselves to be at the "intermediate" or old hand level of use; and 86 percent considered themselves to be at the "non-user" and novice level of use.
Sophie: My secret is (drumroll please) that I have a mirror on my desk at hand level. Whenever I need to draw someone holding something or clapping or picking their nose, I look at my hands in the mirror and draw from that.
Once the soil excavation is complete, use a hand level to make sure the bottom of the garden floor is level.
As a rule, customers visually scan a product at eye-level and make a purchase decision at hand level. Every company wishes to minimize this distance for maximum sales.
"Somewhere between waist and chest level." Crucially, waist level is also hand level. When Scamell-Katz handed this evidence to his then client, Procter & Gamble, the company began negotiating for lower shelves, initially causing bemusement among the supermarket suits.
You toss one of the balls from your right hand into the air so it will make an arc in front of your body, with the highest point for three balls at eye level, before the ball returns to hand level, in the opposite hand.
Shove the post in the hole, and use a hand level against the side to keep it straight.
A single amputation at or above the partial hand level.