Definition of vernier


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • vernier is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • vernier is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of vernier

  • a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. vernier scale

  • French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. paul vernier

See definition of vernier in Merriam Webster