Dictionary:Beaman arc

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(bē’ man) A unit of measure of the quantity 50 (1+sin2α) used in calculating vertical displacement of a stadia rod with respect to the transit, where α is the angle which the line of sight makes with the horizontal. See also stadia tables. Named for William M. Beaman (1867–1937), American engineer.

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