What does Leveling mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Leveling:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grading, leveling(noun)

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

  2. razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishing(noun)

    complete destruction of a building

  3. equalization, equalisation, leveling(noun)

    the act of making equal or uniform


  1. leveling

    Levelling or leveling (American English; see spelling differences) 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 geodesy and cartography to measure vertical position with respect to a vertical datum, and in construction to measure height differences of construction artifacts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leveling

    of Level

  2. Leveling(noun)

    the act or operation of making level

  3. 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

  4. Origin: [Written also levelling.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. leveling

    The art of finding how much higher or lower horizontally any given point on the earth's surface is, than another point on the same; practised in various ways.

Matched Categories


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Leveling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Leveling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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