Noun(1) French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637(2) a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
(1) The vernier callipers I guess would do a very fine measurement, down to a millimetre or perhaps less.(2) I chose instead to employ the vernier tang sight, and for me, this is the jewel of the No.2's sighting system.(3) Root diameters at these positions along the roots were then measured using a vernier microscope.(4) To measure the axial deformation, Bishop and Henkel used a vernier telescope, which was focused on top of the steel ball.(5) The presence of the ladder sight complicates the use of the vernier , especially at close ranges.(6) In contrast, oriented lines, contrast information, and vernier offsets show a slight decay for such time intervals.(7) He designed a simple device similar to that of the modern vernier for increase in the accuracy of measuring lengths.(8) Models range from match-grade vernier tang and windgauge front sights, to open, sporting tang, and globe front sights for hunting.(9) Baldwin soule-type vernier and home made spirit level sights are recent additions.(10) The vernier rear sight is of the ├ö├ç├┐Soule├ö├ç├û pattern, meaning the elevation staff rides on a windage adjustable drum.(11) Hyalites, flight-type Mobile Suits, had been manufactured for speed and thus had more verniers than the standard Arcos suit.(12) The apprentice class of 1995-1999 were presented with inscribed verniers and their certificates to mark their graduation.
(1) vernier scale :: vernierskaal
1. vernier scale ::
Different Formsvernier, verniers
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