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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; Mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units.

Usage examples (33)
  • calibrate an instrument
  • It takes less thsn a minute to calibrate, which is faster than scaling and aligning a scanned image.
  • Is there a way to reliably and repeatedly "calibrate" and "zero" a chronograph?
  • You hold still and you then kind of calibrate how much do I need to move my arms so they don't fly into the other guy. for more
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  • The "celibate" (one who abstains from sexual relations) monk sat down to "cerebrate" (think) about how to "calibrate" (correct the gradations on a measuring instrument) his scale, but an old friend arrived to "celebrate" (engage in festivities to mark an
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