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Noun: levelling  le-vu-ling
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: leveling)
  1. Changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
    - grading, leveling [US]
  2. Complete destruction of a building
    - razing, leveling [US], tearing down, demolishing
  3. The act of making equal or uniform
    - equalization, equalisation [Brit], leveling [US]
Verb: level (levelled,levelling, or [US] leveled,leveling)  le-vul
  1. Aim at
    "level criticism or charges at somebody"
  2. Destroy (a building or buildings) so as to make nearly level the ground
    "When a force occupies an enemy fortress, it may level the fortifications";
    - raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down, flatten
  3. Make level or straight
    "level the ground";
    - flush, even out, even
  4. Direct into a position for use
    "It is important to look through the scope for some vertical or horizontal reference and to consciously level your gun";
    - charge, point
  5. Talk frankly with; lay it on the line
    "I have to level with you"
  6. Become level or even
    - level off

Derived forms: levellings

See also: draw

Type of: act, aim, building, change surface, construction, deed, destroy, destruct, destruction, devastation, direct, human action, human activity, speak, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], take, take aim, talk, train, uncreate [literary]

Encyclopedia: Levelling

Level, Ohio