calibrate


cal·i·brate

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

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

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