A theodolite is generally used for surveying purposes. It can also be used for calculating angles in horizontal and vertical planes. Theodolite is an accuracy instrument that is mainly used in surveying purposes or functions.
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The term theodolite is used in reference to a surveying instrument that has a rotating telescope for measuring vertical and horizontal angles. A modern theodolite is mainly used in meteorology departments and in rocket launching technology.
A theodolite is a surveying instrument that is used by a surveyor to measure vertical and horizontal angles. The measuring instrument uses a rotating telescope to establish these angles. The instrument is mainly used in fields such as metrology and rocket science.