vernier scale


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vernier scale

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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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Contract awarded for 1) 30xxn030-wheel diameter measuring gauge fitted with vernier scale of range 800 to 1000 mm ,accuracy 0.10 mm,along with standard length test bar and calibration certificate from nabl/govt approved test house .;
Over this main scale rod, a vernier scale is attached with 50 divisions on its entire circumference.
The mitering device has a highly visible vernier scale and a preset zero return stop.
Different methods have been used to measure tooth dimensions, many authors employed sliding caliper with a Vernier scale to obtain the metrical data of the teeth, due to its accuracy over other methods.16 The use of digital Vernier calipers can virtually eliminate measurement transfer and calculation errors when compared with divider and calculator.
Reading barometric pressure was simply a case of looking where the column of mercury stopped on a chart, usually inscribed on an ivory vernier scale.
Although not a Go To scope, it had adequate setting circles and a Vernier scale on the right ascension circle, which enabled me to quickly locate an object in the night sky.
The microscopes feature a 360[degrees] rotatable stage with fully indexed vernier scale and stage clips, as well as a 360[degrees] rotatable polarizer and analyzer.
This lets users make incremental adjustments for critical diameter tolerances without using a Vernier scale. The EWB UP series' six boring heads bore from 0.787" to 3.94" with a range of spindle interface options.
increments as well as a Vernier scale that permits setting to 0.0001-in./diameter.
This month in Design History: While tuning trombones for the Hapsburg military band, Pierre Vernier creates the vernier scale, 1610.
A high precision Vernier scale permits more accurate setting accuracy to 0001 in.
The vernier scale on the target provides one additional level of precision.