[ UK /kˌælɪbɹˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌkæɫəˈbɹeɪʃən/ ]
  1. the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
    the thermometer needed calibration
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How To Use calibration In A Sentence

  • I would worry about long term calibration drift, though. IPCC AR4: No skill in scientific forecasting « Climate Audit
  • This recalibration process may be slow, however. Times, Sunday Times
  • Shortly before the helium runs out sometime toward the end of August or beginning of September, the team plans to perform an important series of instrument calibrations.
  • Theoretical analysis and test results demonstrate the new algorithm decreases the value of cross coupling when used in directional sensitivity calibration.
  • And the only thing that will ensure that the votes are really being recorded, because they use this term recalibration, and that means essentially that the machines are recording wrong. CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2006
  • An independent calibration, traceable to it UK national standard, was carried out on the IL1400A radiometer and detector by the Gloucestershire medical physics service.
  • So now the next step in what they describe as their calibration procedure, we have Stone down here. Undefined
  • Before measurement, the turbine flowmeter was calibrated using a three liter calibration syringe.
  • A wavelength calibration module calibrates the detection and control unit.
  • Based on the optimal closed-loop transfer function, a new design method of optimal controller is proposed; which can be widely used to a process control sys-tem and for instrumental calibration.
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