Diagonal scale


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Related to Diagonal scale: vernier scale
a scale which consists of a set of parallel lines, with other lines crossing them obliquely, so that their intersections furnish smaller subdivisions of the unit of measure than could be conveniently marked on a plain scale.

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The carpet viper also has diagonal scales, which produce a hissing noise when it rasps the sides of its body together.