Definition of Calibration

1. Noun. The act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument. "The thermometer needed calibration"

Exact synonyms: Standardisation, Standardization
Generic synonyms: Activity
Specialized synonyms: Tuning, Adjustment, Readjustment, Registration
Derivative terms: Calibrate, Calibrate, Standardise, Standardize



Definition of Calibration

1. n. The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of degrees; also, more generally, the determination of the true value of the spaces in any graduated instrument.

Definition of Calibration

1. Noun. The act of calibrating something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calibration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Calibration

1. Determination, by measurement or comparison with a standard, of the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other measuring instrument; or determination of the settings of a control device that correspond to particular values of voltage, current, frequency or other output. (12 Dec 1998)

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