What is another word for callipers?

162 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈalɪpəz], [ kˈalɪpəz], [ k_ˈa_l_ɪ_p_ə_z]

Callipers are a versatile tool used for precise measurements and calibrations. They are frequently used in engineering and scientific applications. Although callipers are commonly referred to by their name, there are several synonyms for this tool. For instance, they can also be known as vernier calipers, divider calipers, or simply caliper gauges. In addition, measurement tools such as micrometers, gauges, and rulers can also be used to measure similar dimensions and distances. However, callipers have a unique design that allows for both inside and outside measurements, making them an indispensable tool in any workshop or laboratory.

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Usage examples for Callipers

First, then, the little creature going backwards, and working with its callipers, traced a circle on the surface of the sand.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid
Whenever it encountered a stone, this was raised between its callipers and pitched out beyond the ring.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid
Then the sharp callipers are closed upon the victim-all the moisture in his body is sucked out-and his remains, now a dry and shapeless mass, are rested for a moment upon the head of the destroyer, and then jerked far outside the pit!
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid

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