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Definition of Vernier (noun)
- French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
- synonyms: Paul Vernier
- a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
- synonyms: vernier scale
Source: Princeton University Wordnet