Levelling vs. Leveling - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Levelling

    Levelling (British English) or leveling (American English); is a branch of surveying, the object of which is to establish or verify or measure the height of specified points relative to a datum. It is widely used in cartography to measure geodetic height, and in construction to measure height differences of construction artifacts.

Wiktionary

  • Levelling (verb)

    present participle of level

  • Leveling (verb)

    present participle of level

  • Leveling (noun)

    The process of making something level.

  • Leveling (noun)

    The process of measuring levels to establish heights and altitudes.

Webster Dictionary

  • Leveling (noun)

    The act or operation of making level.

  • Leveling (noun)

    The art or operation of using a leveling instrument for finding a horizontal line, for ascertaining the differences of level between different points of the earth's surface included in a survey, for establishing grades, etc., as in finding the descent of a river, or locating a line of railroad.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Leveling (noun)

    changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface

  • Leveling (noun)

    complete destruction of a building

  • Leveling (noun)

    the act of making equal or uniform

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