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English definition of “calipers”

calipers

noun [plural] (LEG SUPPORT)    /ˈkæl.ɪ.pəz/ US  /-pɚz/ (US braces)
metal supports that are fastened to the legs of people who have difficulties with walkingMedical dressings, supports and devices
(Definition of calipers noun (LEG SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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