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outside caliper

noun
1.
a caliper whose legs turn inward so that it can measure outside dimensions, as the diameter of a rod.
Origin of outside caliper
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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  • The tool can be used as an outside caliper, as an inside caliper, and as a divider.

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