Calipers

A caliper (British spelling also calliper, or in plurale tantum sense a pair of calipers) is a device used to measure the distance between two opposite sides of an object. A caliper can be as simple as a compass with inward or outward-facing points. The tips of the caliper are adjusted to fit across the points to be measured, the caliper is then r...
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calipers

Any of various measuring instruments having two usually adjustable arms, legs, or jaws used especially for fine measuring diameter or thickness.
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calipers

(kal´ĭ-pәrz) an instrument with two bent or curved legs used for measuring thickness or diameter of a solid.
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Calipers

• (n. pl.) 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.
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Calipers

Cal'i·pers noun plural [ Corrupted from caliber .] 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.; -- calle...
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calipers

A device used to measure the diameter of the testes.
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Calipers

A mechanical instrument usually having a pair of pivoted legs adjustable to any distance and used to measure thichness, distances between surfaces, and any internal or external diameter which is inaccessible with a scale.
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Calipers

A metal or plastic tool similar to a compass used to measure the diameter of an object. The skin fold thickness in several parts of the body can be measured with skin calipers to determine the lean body mass. This may be done in medicine, physical anthropology, health clubs, and athletic facilities.
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Calipers

A metal or plastic tool similar to a compass used to measure the diameter of an object. The skin fold thickness in several parts of the body can be measured with skin calipers to determine the lean body mass. This may be done in medicine, physical anthropology, health clubs, and athletic facilities.
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Calipers

A two-legged drawing/measuring instrument; can be used for stepping off measurements, for scribing circles, for drawing out a motif, and for measuring
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calipers

An instrument used for measuring diameters. ... Origin: a corruption of caliber ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Calipers

Calipers: A metal or plastic tool similar to a compass used to measure the diameter of an object. The skin fold thickness in several parts of the body can be measured with skin calipers to determine the lean body mass. This may be done in medicine, physical anthropology, health clubs, and athletic facilities.
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calipers

metal supports attached to the legs measuring instrument 
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calipers

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′i-perz Definitions: 1. An instrument used for measuring diameters.
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