Synonyms of vernier


1. Vernier, Paul Vernier

usage: French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)

2. vernier scale, vernier, scale

usage: a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale

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