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Vernier calipers use a vernier scale to give a direct measurement with a high degree of accuracy. A vernier caliper can be used to measure the interior of a hollow cylinder, the outer dimensions of an object or the depth... More »

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The principle parts of a vernier caliper are outside jaws, inside jaws, main scale, vernier scale, depth probe, and lock screw. However, depending on the manufacturer, the depth probe might not be attached with some vern... More »

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A Vernier caliper is read by looking at aligned tick marks that read centimeters, millimeters and tenths of a millimeter on a sliding scale, according to the Southern Methodist University Department of Physics. The error... More »

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