Definition of calibration noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    calibration

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌkælɪˈbreɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkælɪˈbreɪʃn//
     
    (specialist)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of calibrating a calibration error
  2. 2[countable] the units of measurement marked on a thermometer or other instrument The dial has calibrations from 1 to 5.
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