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transit

being conveyed from one place to another; in animal husbandry parlance used to mean being transported, usually with the qualification that the journey is undertaken over long distances without adequate preparation. Untoward sequels are heat stroke and transit tetany, especially in overweight and late pregnant animals.

transit erythema
the carcasses of pigs which have been transported long distances before slaughter develop large patches of superficial erythema where they have lain for long periods. The stained areas have to be trimmed.
transit fever
see bovine respiratory disease.
transit tetany, transit recumbency
of mares, see lactation tetany. Of ruminants it is a syndrome of recumbency, complete anorexia, rumen stasis and a gradual onset of coma and death after a course of 2 to 3 days. There may be tetany and excitement in the early stages. Occurs in ruminants transported long distances or forced to take too much exercise when in advanced pregnancy. Called also railroad disease, railroad sickness.
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Study of the uncertainty of angle measurement for a rotary-laser automatic theodolite (R-LAT), proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture 223: 217-229.
Riegl Laser Measurement designed its LMS-Z210 3-D Imaging Scanner to serve in three-dimensional measurement applications that are too complex for traditional theodolites to survey, including shipyards, quarries, vineyards, and crime scenes.
Topcon is the first choice of many engineers, surveyors and contractors for high-quality rotary laser levels as well as for high-performance theodolites.
With a theodolite, both weight and image quality are important.
Advances in the capabilities of theodolites have given the surveyor the ability to obtain his answer directly from the instrument.
A surveying gyroscope coupled with a theodolite can now be used to orientate any underground baseline relative to true north.
Leica's laser tracker technology is most widely used, with over 1,400 installations worldwide in addition to over 1,200 theodolite installations.
1) Transit Theodolite & accessories complete set
The NETH503 5" Theodolite has a 30x telescope with illumination, 360 degree full transit, digital reading of both horizontal and vertical angles, dual-side LCD display, photoelectric incremental encoder, optical plummet, alkaline or rechargeable battery pack selectable.
In 1989, Bilham says, the technology switched from theodolite to satellite, and since then, the Global Positioning System (GPS) has formed the mainstay of efforts to get a more precise height measurement.
No identifiable work remains of this period of his life but Walter did win a bronze exhibitor's medal at the Birmingham and Midland Counties Exhibition in August 1865, even though the pen and ink drawing of a theodolite, a Lord's Prayer and a coloured lithographic study was entered under the owner's name.