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Synonyms for caliper

measure the diameter of something with calipers

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Painted in Bianco Birdcage, the cabriolet features 20' wheels, black brake calipers, a leather and Alcantara interior, and contrasting white stitching that embellishes the passenger compartment.
AP Racing's design made a major step forward in brake caliper technology within the motorsport industry and was used by teams in Formula 3, NASCAR and subsequently Formula 1.
Phase 1 of the foundry, estimated at $140 million, will have an installed capacity of 75,000 metric tonnes per annum, and will produce grey iron for brake discs and ductile iron for brake calipers.
Bill Jones, TRW's technical manager, said, "Our recently installed machine for plating brake calipers for BMW has been a huge success.
Brake calipers work in a push-pull process to squeeze the brake pads against the rotors (see "Anatomy of a Brake System").
The new, 2011 CBR600F boasts combined ABS, a completely digital fascia and a 12,000rpm, 120bhp 599cc motor the CBR has such niceties as Showa forks, and even Nissin gold brake calipers on the ABS models.
The ST500's features include 17-inch, 11-spoke black alloy wheels, red brake calipers.
Four generator support beams and 24 yaw brake calipers worth pounds 8,000 in total were taken.
Akebono) and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes are pleased to announce Akebono as an Official Supplier of brake calipers and master cylinders.
Huge air inlets, bright orange brake calipers and massive 20-inch alloys hint at the power of the 300bhp machine, while the doors open by remote control.
The AL 204 multi-spindle five-axis machining center produces complex light metal parts such as brake calipers, main brake cylinders, and valve housings.
Other options include coloured brake calipers at pounds 406, massage for the front or rear seats at pounds 3,866 per pair and a spare wheel at pounds 529.
Created by a company called eStop that is now owned by Siemens VDO, the new brake design replaces conventional brake calipers with a module consisting of a brake pad, a wedge and wedge-holding mechanism, two electric motors, and a set of sensors that read movement and Force at each wheel.
There are `ball-polished' chrome door handles, 19-inch rim wheels and titanium-coloured brake calipers, whilst inside there is a special finish and headrests in blue carbon wire.
There are 'ball-polished' chrome door handles, 19-inch rim wheels and titanium-coloured brake calipers, while inside there is a special finish and headrests in blue carbon wire.