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CALIBRATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does calibration mean? 

CALIBRATION (noun)
  The noun CALIBRATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument

  Familiarity information: CALIBRATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CALIBRATION (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

calibration; standardisation; standardization

Context example:

the thermometer needed calibration

Hypernyms ("calibration" is a kind of...):

activity (any specific behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "calibration"):

tuning ((music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency)

adjustment; readjustment; registration (the act of adjusting something to match a standard)


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