Vernier calipers

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a gauge with a graduated bar and a sliding jaw bearing a vernier, used for accurate measurements.

See also: Calipers, Vernier

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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AGD was measured by the examiner using a Vernier calipers. Both AGD and AGI are continuous, and approximately normally distributed, variables.
Chapter 2 involves basic measuring tools, including a very good illustrated two pages on how to read vernier calipers, three good pages on vernier micrometers, etc.