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tr.v. cal·i·brat·ed, cal·i·brat·ing, cal·i·brates
1. To check, adjust, or determine by comparison with a standard (the graduations of a quantitative measuring instrument): calibrate a thermometer.
a. To make corrections in; adjust: calibrated the polling procedures to ensure objectivity.
b. To adjust (a display setting) so that recorded images are accurately reproduced: calibrated the tint on the computer monitor.
3. To determine the caliber of (a tube).

cal′i·bra′tor n.


n. calibrador, instrumento para medir el diámetro de un conducto o canal.
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