vernier scale


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vernier scale

n.
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Noun1.vernier scale - a small movable scale that slides along a main scalevernier scale - a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
scale - an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks
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Tenders are invited for Wheel Distance Measuring Gauge, Model-Wds-1 V Fitted With Vernier Scale And Spirit Level With Measuring Range 1590Mm To 1610Mm Of Accuracy 0.
With an easy-to-read Vernier scale, Dad can make precise angle adjustments up to 1/10 of a degree.
This lets users make incremental adjustments for critical diameter tolerances without using a Vernier scale.
increments as well as a Vernier scale that permits setting to 0.
This month in Design History: While tuning trombones for the Hapsburg military band, Pierre Vernier creates the vernier scale, 1610.