HyperDic: calibre

English > 2 senses of the word calibre:
NOUNattributecalibre, quality, calibera degree or grade of excellence / excellence or worth
attributecalibre, bore, gauge, caliberdiameter of a tube or gun barrel
English > calibre: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA degree or grade of excellence / excellence or worth.
Synonymsquality, caliber
AttributesinferiorOf low or inferior quality
superiorOf high or superior quality or performance
Narrowerinferiority, low qualityAn inferior quality
superiority, high qualityThe quality of being superior
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Spanishcalibre, cualidad, embergadura
Catalancalibre, embergadura, qualitat
English > calibre: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdiameter of a tube or gun barrel.
Synonymsbore, gauge, caliber
Broaderdiameter, diamThe length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
Spanishcalibre, diámetro, medida estándar
Catalancalibre
Adjectives.22 calibre, .22-calibreof or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures twenty-two hundredths of an inch in diameter
.38 calibre, .38-calibreof or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures thirty-eight hundredths of an inch in diameter
.45 calibre, .45-calibreof or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures forty-five hundredths of an inch in diameter

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