## Look up: vernier

1. Vernier
[n] - French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
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2. Vernier
A vernier is an auxiliary scale, invented by Pierre Vernier, which enables the reading of the smallest divisions of a graduated scale. It is important in theodolites, sextants and the mountings for telescopes for accurate determination of angular positions.The scale is read by first taking note of w...
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3. Vernier
Ver'ni·er noun [ So named after the inventor, Pierre Vernier .] A short scale made to slide along the divisions of a graduated instrument, as the limb of a sextant, or the scale of a barometer, for indicating parts of divisions. It is so graduated t...
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4. vernier
A short scale made to slide along the divisions of a graduated instrument, as the limb of a sextant, or the scale of a barometer, for indicating parts of divisions. It is so graduated that a certain convenient number of its divisions are just equal to a certain number, either one less or one more, o...
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5. Vernier
Paul Vernier noun French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
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6. Vernier
• (n.) A short scale made to slide along the divisions of a graduated instrument, as the limb of a sextant, or the scale of a barometer, for indicating parts of divisions. It is so graduated that a certain convenient number of its divisions are just equal to a certain number, either one less or...
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7. vernier
vernier (vûr'nēr) , auxiliary scale, either straight or an arc of a circle, designed to slide along a fixed scale. Its unit divisions, usually smaller than those on the fixed scale, permit a far more precise reading. The vernier is attached to the scales of instruments employed for ve...

8. Vernier
A vernier is an auxiliary scale, invented by Pierre Vernier, which enables the reading of the smallest divisions of a graduated scale. It is important in theodolites, sextants and the mountings for telescopes for accurate determination of angular positions.
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9. Vernier
Type: Term Pronunciation: ver′nē-er Definitions: 1. Pierre, French mathematician, 1580-1637. See: Vernier acuity
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10. vernier
1) Scale 2) Vernier scale
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