caliper

an instrument with two legs or jaws that can be adjusted for measuring linear dimensions, thicknesses, or diameters.

Caliper

A tool for checking casing in a well for deformation before e.g. running drilling tools, which might become stuck, or packers which might leak. Digital Calipers are a modern form of micrometer.

caliper

(from the article `papermaking`) The caliper (thickness) of paper or paperboard in fractions of a millimetre or inch is measured by placing a single sheet under a steady pressure of ...
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caliper

[n] - an instrument for measuring the distance between two points 2. [v] - measure the diameter of something with calipers
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caliper

calliper noun an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
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Caliper

A Caliper is the non-rotating portion of the disc brake that contains the hydraulic components inclu
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Caliper

A device used to measure inside or outside dimensions.
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Caliper

A measuring instrument used to measure the distance between two points or the inside or outside dimensions of an object.CaliperInside CaliperOutside CaliperHistorical Notes220AD Han scientists used curved calipers and the cubit rule to accurately measure objects.
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Caliper

A measuring instrument used to measure the distance between two points or the inside or outside dimensions of an object.
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caliper

a tool to measure the diameter of a tree.
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Caliper

In a disk brake, a housing for cylinder, pistons and brake shoes, connected to the hydraulic system. The caliper holds the brake shoes so they straddle the brake disc.
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caliper

measuring instrument that consists of two adjustable legs or jaws for measuring the dimensions of material parts. The calipers on the right side of ... [1 related articles]
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Caliper

Paper thickness in thousandths of an inch.
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Caliper

The diameter of the trunk measured 6 inches above ground for stock up to 4 inches in caliper size. If larger than 4 inches caliper measure at 12 inches above the ground.
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Caliper

The measurement of thickness of paper expressed in thousandths of an inch or mils.
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Caliper

the thickness of a sheet of board, measured in microns.
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caliper

the thickness of a sheet of paper or card stock. Traditionally measured in points (thousandths of an inch), caliper is now measured in microns (micrometers). The word 'caliper' is sometimes used in place of the proper unit, as in '.004 caliper' (.004 inch or 4 points) or '120 caliper' (120 microns).
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Caliper

The thickness of a single sheet of paper, as measured with a sensitive tool called a micrometer, and expressed in units of thousandths of an inch. Caliper is a critical measure of uniformity. Excessive variation in caliper can lead to print variation, undesirable visual effects, and uneven stretch or press-feeding problems. It can also create probl...
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Caliper

Thickness of paper, expressed in thousandths of an inch.
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