Vernier

1 Definitions of Vernier

The meaning of the word vernier, the definition of Vernier:

n. - 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.


The word "vernier" uses 7 letters: E E I N R R V

Direct anagrams of vernier:

nervier

Words formed by adding one letter before or after vernier, or to vernier in any order:

d - redriven   g - revering   i - riverine   s - verniers   t - inverter  

Shorter words found within vernier:

en envier er ere ern erne err eve even ever ie in ire iv ne nee nerve neve never nevi nieve re ree rei rein reive reiver rev riever rin rive riven river vee veer vein veiner venire verier vi vie vier vine

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Other words with the same letter pairs: ve er rn ni ie er

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