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cal·i·per / ˈkaləpər/ (also cal·li·per) • n. 1. (calipers) an instrument for measuring external or internal dimensions, having two hinged legs resembling a pair of compasses and in-turned or out-turned points. ∎  (also caliper rule) an instrument performing a similar function but having one linear component sliding along another, with two parallel jaws and a vernier scale. ∎  (also brake caliper) a motor-vehicle or bicycle brake consisting of two or more hinged components. 2. (also caliper splint) a metal support for a person's leg.

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