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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver′nier cal`iper(n.)

  1. a caliper formed of two pieces sliding across one another, one having a graduated scale and the other a vernier. Also called ver′nier microm`eter.

    Category: Machinery, Weights and Measures

Origin of vernier caliper:

1875–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vernier caliper, vernier micrometer(noun)

    a caliper with a vernier scale for very fine measurements

Wiktionary

  1. vernier caliper(Noun)

    a type of caliper using the vernier scale, an extremely precise measuring instrument

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