A short scale made to slide along the divisions of a graduated instrument, as the limb of a sextant, or the scale of a barometer, for indicating parts of divisions. It is so graduated that a certain convenient number of its divisions are just equal to a certain number, either one less or one more, of the divisions of the instrument, so that parts of a division are determined by observing what line on the vernier coincides with a line on the instrument.
- A small, movable auxiliary graduated scale attached parallel to a main graduated scale, calibrated to indicate fractional parts of the subdivisions of the larger scale, and used on certain precision instruments to increase accuracy in measurement. Also called vernier scale.
- An auxiliary device designed to facilitate fine adjustments or measurements on precision instruments.
- Of, relating to, or having a vernier.
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;മാതൃഭാഷ - Maathrubhaasha | Mathrubhasha ;