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Calibration   Listen
noun
Calibration  n.  The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of degrees; also, more generally, the determination of the true value of the spaces in any graduated instrument.






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"Calibration" Quotes from Famous Books



... speaker. Its high-frequency scream rose deafeningly above us and was torn away in unsteady gusts. He began to turn its center dial, at first a quarter circle, and then all the way to the final backstop of the calibration. All that resulted was a continuation of that mournful ululation like ...
— The Long Voyage • Carl Richard Jacobi



Words linked to "Calibration" :   calibrate, standardisation, registration, standardization, adjustment



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