Medical Dictionary

calibrate

vt cal·i·brate \ˈkal-ə-ˌbrāt\
cal·i·brat·edcal·i·brat·ing

Medical Definition of CALIBRATE

1
:  to ascertain the caliber of (as a thermometer tube)
2
:  to determine, rectify, or mark the graduations of (as a thermometer tube)
3
:  to standardize (as a measuring instrument) by determining the deviation from a standard so as to ascertain the proper correction factors
cal·i·bra·tion \ˌkal-ə-ˈbrā-shən\ noun
cal·i·bra·tor \ˈkal-ə-ˌbrāt-ər\ noun
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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