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cal·i·bre

 (kăl′ə-bər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of caliber.

calibre

(ˈkælɪbə) or

caliber

n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the diameter of a cylindrical body, esp the internal diameter of a tube or the bore of a firearm
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the diameter of a shell or bullet
3. ability; distinction: a musician of high calibre.
4. personal character: a man of high calibre.
[C16: from Old French, from Italian calibro, from Arabic qālib shoemaker's last, mould]
ˈcalibred, ˈcalibered adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calibre - a degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"
high quality, superiority - the quality of being superior
low quality, inferiority - an inferior quality
degree, level, grade - a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
2.calibre - diameter of a tube or gun barrel
diam, diameter - the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

calibre

U.S. caliber
noun
1. worth, quality, ability, talent, gifts, capacity, merit, distinction, faculty, endowment, stature I was impressed by the high calibre of the candidates.
2. standard, level, quality, grade The calibre of the teaching here is very high.
3. diameter, bore, gauge, measure Next morning she was arrested and a .44 calibre revolver was found in her possession.
Translations
قُطْر ماسورَةِ البُنْدُقِيَّهمَكانَةُ شَخْص أو أهَمِّيَّتُه
formátráže
formatkaliber
kaliiperi
hæfileikarhlaupvídd
力量口径
kalibrassugebėjimai
kalibrsvēriens

calibre

caliber (US) [ˈkælɪbəʳ] N
1. [of rifle] → calibre m
2. [of person] → calibre m, talla f
a man of his calibreun hombre de su calibre or talla
then he showed his real calibreluego demostró su verdadero valor or su verdadera talla
the high calibre of the research staffel alto nivel de los investigadores

calibre

[ˈkælɪr] (British) caliber (US) n
(= quality) [person] → calibre m
[gun] → calibre m

calibre

, (US) caliber
n (lit)Kaliber nt; (fig also)Format nt; a man of his calibreein Mann seines Kalibers, ein Mann von seinem Format

calibre

caliber (Am) [ˈkælɪbəʳ] n (also) (fig) → calibro

calibre

(American) caliber (ˈkӕlibə) noun
1. the inner diameter of a gun barrel etc.
2. (of a person) quality of character; ability. a salesman of extremely high calibre.
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