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calibrate

verb

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to determine the correct value of (something)
  • The age of the tree was calibrated from the carbon dating data.

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The first known use of calibrate was in 1850

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“Calibrate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/calibrate. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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