autocalibration

noun

au·​to·​cal·​i·​bra·​tion ˌȯ-(ˌ)tō-ˌka-lə-ˈbrā-shən How to pronounce autocalibration (audio)
plural autocalibrations
: automatic calibration or the ability of a device or system to automatically calibrate itself
During autocalibration, three cameras record the position of test patterns and feed that data to a bank of computers, which adjust the settings of the projectors to eliminate misalignments. Colin Stewart, Orange County Register (California), 2 May 2006
The … analyzers employ an autocalibration feature that is operator programmable as to frequency and sequence. Oil & Gas Journal, 6 Apr. 1992

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autocalibration was in 1963

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“Autocalibration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autocalibration. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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