HyperDic: calibration

English > 1 sense of the word calibration:
NOUNactcalibration, standardization, standardisationthe act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
calibration > pronunciation
Soundskae.lahbrey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > calibration: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument.
Example"the thermometer needed calibration"
Synonymsstandardization, standardisation
Narroweradjustment, registration, readjustmentThe act of adjusting something to match a standard
tuning(music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishcalibración, calibraje, normalización
Catalancalibratge
Verbscalibratemake fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
calibratemark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units

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