Definition of vernier caliper in English:

vernier caliper

Syllabification: ver·ni·er cal·i·per

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A linear measuring instrument consisting of a scaled rule with a projecting arm at one end, to which is attached a sliding vernier with a projecting arm that forms a jaw with the other projecting arm.

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