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caliper(s)

(kăl′ĭ-pĕr) [Fr. calibre, diameter of bore of gun]
A hinged instrument for measuring thickness or diameter.
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Both micrometers and dial calipers are available in an electronic readout.
A good dial caliper doesn't have to cost a lot of money.
Dial calipers add a dial readout affixed to the movable jaw assembly, and are the most common caliper model in use.
The bullets appear to be seated straight (you load a few hundred thousand rounds, you learn to spot that sort of thing), and I sat down with dial calipers and case gauge to inspect a full box.
A small file and a set of dial calipers is all you need to do this important little job.
Decent electronic calipers are usually of better construction than dial calipers, as there are fewer moving parts to wear out.
Traditional approaches to morphometry in wildlife research typically entail measurements obtained via hand-held digital or traditional dial calipers. However, these methods are increasingly being replaced by in situ digital photography of focal subjects, with subsequent digital image analysis software programs employed to obtain measurements.
* Dial calipers and micrometers are used for close tolerance work using drill presses and lathes.
Outlines of micrometers and dial calipers had been painted.