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calibrate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈkæl.ɪ.breɪt/ specialized
to mark units of measurement on an instrument such so that it can measure accurately: a calibrated stick for measuring the amount of oil in an engine to check a measuring instrument to see if it is accurate
calibration
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌkæl.ɪˈbreɪ.ʃən/
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