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cal·i·bra·tion

 (kăl′ə-brā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of calibrating or the state of being calibrated.
2.
a. A gradation that shows a position or value, as on a measuring instrument.
b. calibrations A set of such gradations: the calibrations on a pressure gauge.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calibration - the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument; "the thermometer needed calibration"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
tuning - (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
readjustment, adjustment, registration - the act of adjusting something to match a standard
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Translations

calibration

[ˌkælɪˈbreɪʃən] N [of gun etc] → calibración f; [of measuring instrument] → graduación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

calibration

n
(of gun)Kalibrieren nt; (of meter, instrument also)Eichen nt
(= mark, on gun) → Kalibrierung f; (on meter, instrument also) → Eichung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

calibration

[ˌkælɪˈbreɪʃn] n (see vb) → calibratura, taratura
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