calibrate

Definitions

General English

  • verb to mark the degrees or measurements on a scale

General Science

Aviation

  • verb to adjust the scale or graduations on a measuring instrument or gauge

Computing

  • verb to adjust a monitor or joystick so that it is responding correctly and accurately to the signals or movements

Electronics

  • To check indicated and/or measured values and make adjustments comparing with a known standard. Such a procedure may be used to make sure that the readings, settings, or values of an instrument, component, or device are correct.

Medical

  • verb to measure the inside diameter of a tube or passage
  • verb to measure the sizes of two parts of the body to be joined together in surgery
  • verb to adjust an instrument or piece of equipment against a known standard
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