Definition of Callipers

1. n. pl. See Calipers.



Definition of Callipers

1. Noun. (U.K.) (alternative spelling of calipers) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Callipers

1. calliper [v] - See also: calliper

Lexicographical Neighbors of Callipers

calling to mind
calling to order
calling together
calling up
callingly
callings
calliope
calliopes
calliopsis
callipash
callipee
callipees
calliper
callipered
callipering
callipers
callipygean
callipygian
callipygous
callisection
callisections
callisthenic
callisthenic exercise
callisthenics
callithrix
callithump
callithump parade
callithumpian
callithumps
callitrichid

Literary usage of Callipers

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

1. Lessons in Elementary Practical Physics by Balfour Stewart, William Winson Haldane Gee (1885)
"Callipers (Fig. 18) are specially employed for measuring the external or internal ... The Inside Callipers are used in a similar manner to find the internal ..."

2. Lessons in Elementary Practical Physics by Balfour Stewart, William Winson Haldane Gee, Charles Lightfoot Barnes (1885)
"Callipers (Fig. 18) are specially employed for measuring the external or internal diameters ... The Outside Callipers constitute a compass with curved legs. ..."

3. The Modern Practice of American Machinists & Engineers: Including the by Egbert Pomeroy Watson (1882)
"HOW TO USE Callipers. IT may be safely assumed that comparatively few ... There are many different forms of callipers, with which all mechanics are familiar ..."

4. Medical diagnosis: A Manual of Clinical Methods by John James Graham Brown (1884)
"Callipers.—Various diameters of the chest may be measured by means of a pair of common ... For this purpose, one point of the callipers is to be applied ..."

5. Difficult labour: A Guide to Its Management for Students and Practitioners by George Ernest Herman (1894)
"7'J.—Dunc-un's Callipers. taken with callipers. The best callipers for the purpose are those sold as Matthews Duncan's (Fig. 72). ..."

6. Teacher's Handbook of Manual Training: Metal Work by J. S. Miller (1903)
"Take a pair of outside callipers, and test both thicknesses; ... Give the boys the name callipers, and elicit that they are a form of movable gauge. ..."

7. Geometrical and Graphical Essays: Containing a General Description of the by George Adams (1813)
"OF THE GUNNER'S Callipers, OR COMPASSES. This article is generally included ... 6 and 7, are the representations of the two faces of the callipers marked A ..."

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