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Caliber compasses
Compasses Com"pass*es, n., pl. An instrument for describing circles, measuring figures, etc., consisting of two, or (rarely) more, pointed branches, or legs, usually joined at the top by a rivet on which they move. Note: The compasses for drawing circles have adjustable pen points, pencil points, etc.; those used for measuring without adjustable points are generally called dividers. See Dividers. Bow compasses. See Bow-compass. Caliber compasses, Caliper compasses. See Calipers. Proportional, Triangular, etc., compasses. See under Proportional, etc.
Subcaliber
Subcaliber Sub*cal"i*ber, a. Smaller than the caliber of a firearm. [Written also subcalibre.] Subcaliber projectile, a projectile having a smaller diameter than the caliber of the arm from which it is fired, and to which it is fitted by means of a sabot. --Knight.
Subcaliber projectile
Subcaliber Sub*cal"i*ber, a. Smaller than the caliber of a firearm. [Written also subcalibre.] Subcaliber projectile, a projectile having a smaller diameter than the caliber of the arm from which it is fired, and to which it is fitted by means of a sabot. --Knight.

Meaning of Caliber from wikipedia

- In guns, particularly firearms, caliber (or calibre in British English; sometimes abbreviated as "cal") is the specified nominal internal diameter of...
- 22 caliber, or 5.6mm caliber, refers to a common firearms bore diameter of 0.22 inch (5.6 mm). Cartridges in this caliber include the very widely used...
- The Dodge Caliber is a front-engine, front-wheel drive five-door compact hatchback manufactured and marketed by Chrysler's Dodge division from model years...
- The M2 machine gun or Browning .50 caliber machine gun is a heavy machine gun designed toward the end of World War I by John Browning. Its design is similar...
- and designated as the 50 Browning by the C.I.P.) is a .50 in (12.7 mm) caliber firearm cartridge developed for the M2 Browning machine gun in the late...
- in calibers, which are measured in inches Note: The .50 Sharps, Winchester and US Government cartridges are actually of 13mm caliber .50 caliber handguns...
- Calibers in the size range of (mm, inches): 2 mm (.079+ caliber) 3 mm (.118+ caliber) 4 mm (.157+ caliber) 5 mm (.197+ caliber) 6 mm (.236+ caliber) 7...
- .38 caliber is a frequently used name for the caliber of firearms and firearm cartridges. The .38 is considered a large firearm cartridge; anything larger...
- 62 mm caliber is a nominal caliber used for a number of different cartridges. Historically, this cl**** of cartridge was commonly known as .30 caliber, the...
- .177 caliber or 4.5 mm caliber is the smallest diameter of pellets and BB shots widely used in air guns, and is the only caliber generally accepted for...
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