calipers Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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calipersnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈkæl.ɪ.pəz/  us   /-pɚz/

calipers noun [plural] (TOOL)

(UK also callipers) a ​device for ​measuringwidths or ​distances, consisting of two ​long, ​thinpieces of ​metalfixed together at one end

calipers noun [plural] (LEG SUPPORT)

UK (US braces) metalsupports that are ​fastened to the ​legs of ​people who have difficulties with ​walking
(Definition of calipers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 测径器,卡钳,双脚规…
in Chinese (Traditional) 測徑器,卡鉗,兩腳規…
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