Definition of Carpenter's rule

1. Noun. A rule used by a carpenter.

Generic synonyms: Rule, Ruler



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpenter's Rule

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carpe diem
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Literary usage of Carpenter's rule

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1. A Text-book of Plane Surveying by William Galt Raymond, Charles Winthrop Crockett (1896)
"The Thacher rule, described in Art., is equivalent to a straight carpenter,s rule 720 inches long, the slide bearing only one scale A, similar to B. . ..."

2. Ticknor's Mensuration: Or, Square and Triangle: Being a Practical and by Almon Ticknor (1849)
"The general system of computation will be given, from which any others may easily be derived. THE CARPENTER-S RULE. The carpenter's or sliding rule is used ..."

3. Rudimentary Treatise on Mensuration by Thomas Baker (1850)
"THE SLIDING OR CARPENTER-S RULE. THIS instrument is otherwise called the sliding rule, and it is made use of in measuring of timber and artificers- works, ..."

4. Arithmetic of the Farm and Workshop: Designed for the More Advanced Pupils by Frank H. Hall (1885)
"... always some waste in laying; hence the " carpenter-s rule" is as follows : One thousand shingles laid 4 inches to the weather, will cover 100 xq. feet. ..."

5. Directions for Using Thacher's Calculating Instrument by Edwin Thacher (1907)
"... misreading of the figures and divisions upon the scales, which are essentially the same as the readings of the indies and parts of a carpenter.s rule. ..."

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