Definition of calibration in English:

calibration

Line breaks: cali|bra¦tion
Pronunciation: /kalɪˈbreɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The action or process of calibrating something: the measuring devices require calibration
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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.
  • 1.1 [count noun] Each of a set of graduations on an instrument: he peered at the calibrations on the rule
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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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