Definition of calibration in English:


Syllabification: cal·i·bra·tion
Pronunciation: /kaləˈbrāSHən


  • 1The action or process of calibrating an instrument or experimental readings: the measuring devices require calibration calibrations in the field of electronic measurements
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    • It means that the process of testing and calibration is seen as providing defence against the critical uncertainties of the world.
    • But be aware that this is a highly complex device, and will require some careful calibration and setup.
    • It's a rather crude and simple device, but still require calibration and care.
  • 1.1Each of a set of graduations on an instrument.
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    • The event this week is the first of two events early in the cruise phase that check instrument calibrations after launching.
    • Maximum time limits were set to equal minimum time limits for fossil calibrations (i.e., calibrations were ‘fixed’), and only invertebrates were used to calibrate.
    • In addition to the basics, there are many specialized tools with unexpected shapes or special calibrations to streamline certain sewing tasks.

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