Definitions for vernier caliper
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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:
vernier caliper, vernier micrometer(noun)
a caliper with a vernier scale for very fine measurements
a type of caliper using the vernier scale, an extremely precise measuring instrument
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