Definition of Outside caliper

1. Noun. Caliper for measuring outside dimensions; points on its legs curve inward.

Generic synonyms: Caliper, Calliper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outside Caliper

outshoots
outshop
outshot
outshots
outshout
outshouted
outshouting
outshouts
outshow
outshut
outshuts
outshutting
outside
outside(a)
outside back
outside caliper (current term)
outside centre
outside centres
outside chance
outside clinch
outside door
outside edge
outside edges
outside edging
outside gross area
outside loop
outside marriage
outside mirror
outside of
outside out patch

Literary usage of Outside caliper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"outside caliper.—A caliper for measuring the outside diameter of a cylinder or ... An outside caliper formed by a rule having a graduated slide at one end. ..."

2. Machine-shop Tools and Methods by William Samuel Leonard (1908)
"To transfer the measurement from the inside caliper to the outside, place the extreme point of one leg of the outside caliper in contact with the similar ..."

3. Elementary Machine Shop Practice: A Text Book Presenting the Elements of the by James Alfred Pratt (1921)
"32, and all that has been said relative to the outside caliper holds true in the use of the inside caliper. An operation which the machinist is often called ..."

4. Shop and Foundry Practice: Prepared for Students of the International by International Correspondence Schools (1901)
"The hermaphrodite caliper is a combination of the outside caliper and the divider, in that one leg is an outside caliper and the other is a straight divider ..."

5. Manual Training Magazine (1914)
"in pocket case, center gage, 4" caliper, 4" outside caliper with solid nut, 4" inside caliper with solid nut, 4" divider with solid nut. No. ..."

6. Shop and Foundry Practice: Prepared for Students of the International by International Correspondence Schools (1901)
"The hermaphrodite caliper is a combination of the outside caliper and the divider, in that one leg is an outside caliper and the other is a straight divider ..."

7. Wood Pattern-making: The Fundamental Principles and Elementary Practice of by Horace Traiton Purfield (1906)
"The former is the outside caliper, the latter the inside caliper. The outside caliper is used for measuring the outside of round or cylindrical work, ..."

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