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calipers

 [kal´ĭ-perz]
an instrument with two bent or curved legs used for measuring thickness or diameter of a solid.
 Skinfold calipers measure the thickness of subcutaneous fat tissue in millimeters. This gives a rough measurement of adiposity. (NOTE: Large caliper readings are read counterclockwise.) Courtesy of Dorice Czajka-Narins, in Mahan and Escott-Stump, 2000.

cal·i·pers

(kal'i-perz),
An instrument used for measuring diameters.
[a corruption of caliber]

calipers

/cal·i·pers/ (kal´ĭ-perz) an instrument with two bent or curved legs used for measuring thickness or diameter of a solid.

calipers

[kal′ipərz]
Etymology: Fr, calibre, bore of a gun
an instrument with two hinged, adjustable, curved legs, used to measure the thickness or the diameter of a convex or solid body. It is also used to measure space on a graph and in measuring ECG patterns.

cal·i·pers

(kal'i-pĕrz)
An instrument used for measuring diameters.
[a corruption of caliber]

calipers

jawed calibrated instrument, used to measure distance or diameter

calipers

instrument with two bent or curved legs used to measure thickness or diameter of a solid, or the internal dimensions of a hollow object.

electronic calipers
used in ultrasonography to measure the distance between two points or the circumference of an object.
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