Meaning of CALIBRATE in English


transitive verb (-brated; -brating) Date: circa 1864 to ascertain the caliber of (as a thermometer tube), to determine, rectify, or mark the graduations of (as a thermometer tube), to standardize (as a measuring instrument) by determining the deviation from a standard so as to ascertain the proper correction factors, to adjust precisely for a particular function, to measure precisely, calibrator noun

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