Callipers
Callipers Cal`li*pers, n. pl. See Calipers. [1913 Webster]

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  • callipers — cal|li|pers BrE calipers AmE [ˈkælıpəz US ərz] n [plural] 1.) a tool used for measuring thickness, or the distance between two surfaces, or the ↑diameter (=inside width) of something 2.) BrE metal bars that someone wears on their legs to help… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • callipers — n. instrument that measures thickness or diameter; metal brace which supports a broken or deformed leg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • callipers — n. pl. Calibers, cannipers, caliber compasses, calliper compasses …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • callipers — BrE calipers AmE noun plural 1 a tool used for measuring thickness, the distance between two surfaces, or the diameter (=inside width) of something 2 BrE metal bars that someone wears on their legs to help them walk; brace 2 (2b) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • callipers — UK [ˈkælɪpə(r)z] / US [ˈkælɪpərz] noun [plural] 1) a tool consisting of two long narrow pieces of metal joined at one end, used for measuring the diameter (= width) of a round object or a tube 2) British a pair of metal objects that someone wears …   English dictionary

  • callipers — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inside callipers — Inside In side , a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster] Kissing with inside lip. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bicycle brake — Animation of a single pivot side pull calliper brake for the rear wheel of a steel framed road bike. A bicycle brake is used to slow down or stop a bicycle. There have been various types of brake used throughout history, and several are still in… …   Wikipedia

  • Triumph Daytona 955i — Manufacturer Triumph Also called Triumph T595 Daytona (1997–1998) Production 1997–2006 …   Wikipedia

  • Inside — In side , a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster] Kissing with inside lip. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to the interior.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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