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calibrate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word calibrate

(verb) make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
Synonyms : fine-tune , graduate
Example Sentence
  • calibrate an instrument
  • graduate a cylinder

(verb) mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units
Example Sentence
  • he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale

(verb) measure the caliber of
Example Sentence
  • calibrate a gun

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for calibrate

Remember the word "Calculate" which will tell us to something to do with scale...(Assumption)
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by avrohit2000

cali(leg)+b+rate=> fixing the rate by MEASURING the leg
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by kruz

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