calibrated calibrated  /ˈkæ ləb ˌreɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked with or divided into degrees

Usage(s):

  1. All of them are calibrated to cause the best kind of trouble: the trouble that forces us to ask how we can make the world a better place.
  2. The hammer was calibrated to two different weights: that of the average female and average male pro.
  3. Obama's Oprah offensive was calibrated not just to get women's support though of course, that would be nice but to get Iowa's women to pay attention to the race, full stop.

News

  • Digital Pressure Sensors deliver ±1.0% TEB standard accuracy.

    Along with SPI or I²C interface up to 20 MHz, MS45x5HRD modules include linear pressure sensor and 24-bit ΔΣ ADC with internal factory calibrated coefficients. Products provide digital 24-bit pressure and temperature value and different operation modes that allow optimization for conversion speed and current consumption. With pressure ranging from 0–30 in. H2O (MS4515HRD) and 0 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. Obama said he had phoned the arresting officer, Sergeant James Crowley, and expressed regret for "an impression that I was maligning the Cambridge police department or Sergeant Crowley specifically. I could have calibrated those words differently...
    on Jul 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. 2 official, Vice Chairman Donald Kohn, said the current stance of interest-rate policy "appears to be appropriately calibrated for now."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: CanadianBusiness.com

  3. "There are no problems with the machines as re-calibrated," Ireland told reporters at a news conference Wednesday. "Touch-screen voting in West Virginia is accurate and secure."
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Betty Ireland Source: FOXNews

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