calibration calibration  /ˌkæ ləb ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Coke has always measured its sales potential using the metric of bottles consumed per capita by country, and by that calibration, China and India remain untapped gushers.
  2. If so, the Islamabad bombing will have marked a key moment in the ongoing calibration over how loudly any small country can afford to roar.
  3. To ensure that the speakers sound their best in any space, there's a built-in calibration system.

News

  1. Fluke Calibration 3130 Portable Pneumatic Pressure Calibrator delivers best-in-class 300 psi field calibrations

    EVERETT, Wash., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Calibration, a leader in precision calibration instrumentation and software, introduces the 3130 Portable Pneumatic Pressure Calibrator , a complete ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Conexant Systems, Inc. Launches New 4-Channel USB Voice Capture IC

    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Industry’s First Four-Channel USB Microphone ADC Preamplifier with Gain Calibration and Sync Control
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Fluke Calibration 2700G Series Reference Pressure Gauges Provide A Highly Accurate, Versatile Pressure Measurement ...

    FlukeCalibration, a leader in precision calibration instrumentation and software, introduces the2700G Series Reference Pressure Gauges
    on June 7, 2013     Source: MetrologyWorld.com

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Quotes

  1. "It will be important that leaders support calibration of the new capital, liquidity and leverage standards to a level and quality that enable banks to withstand stresses of the magnitude experienced in this crisis, without public support,"...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Mario Draghi Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "You have a very full agenda for the next two days," Bernanke warned. "The topics represent a good mix of theoretical work as well as empirical work based on both calibration and econometric estimation."
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "There is an increase in international prices. This has to be met with import duty calibration, which we are considering," Trade Minister Kamal Nath told reporters in New Delhi today.
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Kamal Nath Source: Bloomberg

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