- v make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
calibrate an instrument
- v mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units
he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale
- v measure the caliber of
calibrate a gun
- Serious runners should calibrate it to their stride.
- What defines borderline personality disorder and makes it so explosive is the sufferers' inability to calibrate their feelings and behavior.
- Its stylus, like a Palm's, must be calibrated, and when pinpoint accuracy on the drawing board came into question, I would calibrate it again just to be on the safe side.
- Manmohan Singh in BusinessWeek
The challenge of the Toronto summit will be to ensure that global economic recovery is durable, balanced and sustainable and to calibrate exit strategies in the light of growing concerns over expansionary fiscal policies,Singh said in a...
- Christian Noyer in Moneycontrol.com
The challenge is to calibrate and phase in the new framework in a way that does not impede the recovery and does not contradict our macroeconomic objectives,Noyer told the Europlace Financial Forum in Paris. "If the rebalancing happens too...
- John Godfrey in FOXNews
Godfrey said Libya, like other OPEC nations is "having to re-calibrate their national budget" and one key issue is how to best maximize the returns from their energy resources.