Nonius

• (n.) A vernier. • (n.) A vernier.
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Nonius

[device] Nonius is a device, named in honour to its author and inventor Pedro Nunes (Latin: Petrus Nonius), created in 1542 as a system for taking fine measurements on the astrolabe which could largely improve its accuracy. Later on, it was adapted in 1631 by the French mathematician Pierre Vernier, to create the vernier scale. == Technical...
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Nonius

[horse] Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage by CMR ...
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Nonius

No'ni·us noun [ Latinized form of Nunez , the name of a Portuguese mathematician.] A vernier.
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Nonius

The Nonius is a Hungarian breed of horse with two strains; one heavier used for light draft, farm work and riding and a lighter strain used for pure riding. The breed originated during the early 19th century and stands between 14.3 and 16.2 hands high and is bay or brown in colour. More recently English Thoroughbreds have been introduced to make th...
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