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  • n. Plural form of vernier.

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Examples

  • One way to see this is to think about using verniers which will allow you to get one or two additional digits of correct readings, assuming the main lines and verniers are sufficiently accurate.

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  • COLLINS: Well, personally, for me, I trained to fly with the loss of verniers, so I would be prepared to go.

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  • COLLINS: The maneuver can be flown without verniers.

    CNN Transcript Jul 1, 2006

  • A short-statured Batinite crouched behind the tripod, his tentacles adjusting verniers on an instrument of some sort.

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  • He placed the moon and two planets in relation to them, set the precise Greenwich time and geographical locations on appropriate dim-glowing dials, and worked a pair of verniers tifi he had numbers corresponding to that Passover week of Anno Domini 33.

    There Will Be Time

  • He placed the moon and two planets in relation to them, set the precise Greenwich time and geographical lo­cations on appropriate dim-glowing dials, and worked a pair of verniers till he had numbers corresponding to that Passover week of Anno Domini 33.

    Two in Time

  • The faithful verniers gave their last spurts of thrust, then closed down forever.

    2001 A Space Odyssey

  • The whistle of the jets faded, as the main thrust died and only the verniers continued to nudge Discovery gently into orbit.

    2001 A Space Odyssey

  • His broad, stubby-fingered hands were moving swiftly, twisting verniers, touching buttons, clicking keys.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • He began punching buttons for data and fiddling with set screws and verniers.

    Space Viking

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