Definitions for calibrate

Definitions for (verb) calibrate

Main entry: fine-tune, calibrate, graduate

Definition: make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring

Usage: calibrate an instrument; graduate a cylinder

Main entry: calibrate

Definition: measure the caliber of

Usage: calibrate a gun

Main entry: calibrate

Definition: mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units

Usage: he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale

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