Meaning of Vernier

English: Vernier
Bangla: একপ্রকার সুক্ষ্ম স্কেল
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

Also, vernier scale. a small, movable, graduated scale running parallel to the fixed graduated scale of a sextant, theodolite, barometer, etc., and used for measuring a fractional part of one of the divisions of the fixed scale.

Definition: 2

Machinery. an auxiliary device for giving a piece of apparatus a higher adjustment accuracy.

Definition: 3

equipped with a vernier: a vernier barometer.

Definition: 4

Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1580–1637, French mathematician and inventor.

Definition: 5

a small movable scale running parallel to the main graduated scale in certain measuring instruments, such as theodolites, used to obtain a fractional reading of one of the divisions on the main scale