Dictionary:Stadia

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1. An instrument for measuring distances, consisting of a telescope through which a vertical graduated rod can be seen, overlain by horizontal parallel crosshairs (stadia hairs, located in the focal plane of the telescope eyepiece); the amount of rod seen between the crosshairs allows one to determine the distance to the rod. 2. The rod alone.