• Definition for "calibrate"
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calibrate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To check, adjust, or determine by comparison with a regular (the graduations of a quantitative calculating tool): calibrate a thermometer.
    • to look for the quality of (a tube).
    • In order to make corrections in; change: calibrated the polling treatments assure objectivity.
    • To check, adjust, or determine in contrast with a typical (the graduations of a quantitative measuring instrument): calibrate a thermometer.
    • to look for the quality of (a tube).
    • which will make corrections in; change: calibrated the polling procedures to make sure objectivity.
  • verb:
    • to check on or adjust in comparison with a regular.
    • To mark the scale of a measuring tool.
    • To measure the standard of a tube or weapon.
    • make fine corrections or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
    • measure the caliber of
    • level (the scale of a measuring tool) so that it could be read in the desired devices
    • To check or adjust in comparison with a regular.
    • To mark the scale of a measuring tool.
    • determine the grade of a tube or weapon.
    • make good changes or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
    • measure the caliber of
    • mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) such that it are read inside the desired devices
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to see the grade of, at the time of a thermometer tube; also, much more generally speaking, to ascertain or rectify the graduation of, by various criteria or graduated devices.
    • to see the grade of, by a thermometer pipe; also, more usually, to ascertain or fix the graduation of, as of the many criteria or graduated devices.
  • others:
    • to look for the caliber of, while the inside of a thermometer-tube. See calibration.
    • Hence To determine the relative value of, as different parts of an arbitrary scale.
    • To determine the quality of, given that interior of a thermometer-tube. See calibration.
    • Hence to look for the general worth of, as different parts of an arbitrary scale.
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