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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.
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
Translations

calibration

[ˌkælɪˈbreɪʃən] N [of gun etc] → calibración f; [of measuring instrument] → graduación f

calibration

n
(of gun)Kalibrieren nt; (of meter, instrument also)Eichen nt
(= mark, on gun) → Kalibrierung f; (on meter, instrument also) → Eichung f

calibration

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