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calibrate in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcalibratecal‧i‧brate /ˈkæləbreɪt/ verb [transitive] technical 🔊 🔊 1 to check or slightly change an instrument or tool, so that it does something correctly2 TMto mark an instrument or tool so that you can use it for measuring→ See Verb table
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calibrateDeath was being held at bay, measured, calibrated, and analyzed.This is because every diode is individually calibrated and balanced to ensure uniform printing across every single line.In the preschool program scales must be properly calibrated, and calipers must be properly adjusted. 4.The red giants also may be useful in calibrating cosmic distances and estimating the age of the universe.Hence, the scale of the meter can be calibrated directly in terms of PCO2.A second experiment is then performed to calibrate the calorimeter.The next is to calibrate the gain, using a pair of Helmholtz coils.