Definitions for "Calipers"
An instrument, usually resembling a pair of dividers or compasses with curved legs, for measuring the diameter or thickness of bodies, as of work shaped in a lathe or planer, timber, masts, shot, etc.; or the bore of firearms, tubes, etc.; -- called also caliper compasses, or caliber compasses.
A measuring device consisting of a pair of moveable, curved legs fastened at one end with a screw or rivet, used to measure the diameter or thickness of an object (Nauert 1979).
A tool used to measure the diameter of round forms, for example calipers are used to get lids to fit just right. Centering - Technique to move the clay in to a symmetrical rotating axis in the middle of a wheel head so you can throw it. Chuck - A piece used to aid the potter in trimming. A chuck is a form that can hold a pot upside-down above the wheel head while the potter trims it. Chucks are thrown and bisque fired clay cylinders which are open on both sides.
Keywords:  clamp, brake, pads, slow, mounted
The clamp mounted on disc brakes that hold the brake pads and presses them against the disc to stop or slow the car.