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 interior. [1913 Webster]

{Inside callipers} (Mech.), callipers for measuring the diameters of holes, etc.

{Inside finish} (Arch.), a general term for the final work in any building necessary for its completion, but other than unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings, paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices, centerpieces, etc.,; in painting, all simple painting of woodwork and plastering.

{Inside track}, the inner part of a race course; hence, colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, contacts, etc., in competition. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • Inside finish — 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

  • Inside track — 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

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  • 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

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