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vernier

ver·ni·er

vernier

 
pronunciation:
vuhr ni r [or] vuhr nir
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a small scale that slides along a larger, fixed scale, used to measure fractional parts of the fixed scale's divisions.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or having a vernier.