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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calibration  \Cal`ibra"*tion\,  n. 
  The  process  of  estimating  the  caliber  a  tube,  as  of  a 
  thermometer  tube,  in  order  to  graduate  it  to  a  scale  of 
  degrees;  also  more  generally,  the  determination  of  the  true 
  value  of  the  spaces  in  any  graduated  instrument. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calibration 
  n  :  the  act  of  checking  or  adjusting  (by  comparison  with  a 
  standard)  the  accuracy  of  a  measuring  instrument;  "the 
  thermometer  needed  calibration"  [syn:  {standardization}, 
  {standardisation}] 




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