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ka luh per

  • n  an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
  • v  measure the diameter of something with calipers

  • Boyd ("Cowboy") Smith, half-sized halfback, with caliper legs and a blue jersey, ran for 80 yards to make one touchdown, for 45 to make another, and for the first time since .
  • When the rider lightly squeezes the handles, a plunger pushes a silicone fluid through the tubes, causing the traditional caliper arms to close.
  • The pins are connected on both sides to a kind of caliper and the leg is gently stretched until the two broken ends snap into place.
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  • PlastiKote Brake Caliper Paint
    PlastiKote Brake Caliper Paint allow fleets to customize their vehicles.
    June 19, 2013 - Work Truck Magazine
  • 2007 BMW Mini Reviews
    Right rear brake caliper fell off! Whoever replaced the pads last didn't use any thread locking compound, and the two bolts shook loose and fell off. The only thing holding the caliper was the brake hose and handbrake cable
    June 17, 2013 -

  • Jim Bowden in
    You can't do enough homework,Bowden said. "You check Caliper tests, vision, GPAs, teachers' comments, friends, family - you dig deep because at the end of the day, it's character. You want people. You're in the ninth inning of a World...
  • Petter Solberg in
    We had so much go wrong todaysaid Petter Solberg. "We knew we had a brake caliper leaking, and in the last stage I braked and the car just didn't slow down enough. It's so, so frustrating and just boring, you know. I want to be able to...
  • Ryan Newman in
    We just caught a piece of debris or something and it popped that tire,Newman said about the incident. "It wrapped itself around the caliper and rotor and stuff and it cost us three laps."

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