Sentence Examples

  • Measures 1 The circles by Reichenbach, then almost exclusively used in Germany, were read by verniers only.
  • The word is used also to designate the supporting frame or arms carrying the microscopes or verniers of a graduated circle.
  • Repsold introduced essential improvements in the meridian circles by substituting microscopes (on Jesse Ramsden's plan) for the verniers to read the circles, and by making the various parts perfectly symmetrical.
  • The two verniers on the azimuth circle having been read, the magnet is then inverted, i.e.
  • The mean of all the readings of the verniers gives the reading on the azimuth circle corresponding to the magnetic meridian.

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