Definitions for calipers

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  1. calipers(Noun)

    A device used to measure thickness between two surfaces, especially for small or precise measurements.

  2. Origin: A corruption of caliber.

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  1. Calipers

    an instrument, usually resembling a pair of dividers or compasses with curved legs, for measuring the diameter or thickness of bodies, as of work shaped in a lathe or planer, timber, masts, shot, etc.; or the bore of firearms, tubes, etc.; -- called also caliper compasses, or caliber compasses

  2. Origin: [Corrupted from caliber.]

Anagrams of calipers »

  1. spiracle

  2. replicas


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