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calipers

noun [plural] uk   /ˈkæl.ɪ.pəz/ us    /-pɚz/

calipers noun [plural] (TOOL)

( UK also callipers) a device for measuring widths or distances, consisting of two long, thin pieces of metal fixed together at one end

calipers noun [plural] (LEG SUPPORT)

UK ( US braces) metal supports that are fastened to the legs of people who have difficulties with walking
Translations of “calipers”
in Chinese (Traditional) 測徑器,卡鉗,兩腳規…
in Chinese (Simplified) 测径器,卡钳,双脚规…
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