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calibrate

verb [T] uk   /ˈkæl.ɪ.breɪt/ specialized us  
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   /ˌkæl.ɪˈbreɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “calibrate”
in Spanish graduar, calibrar…
in French graduer, rectifier…
in German auf genaues Maß bringen, eichen…
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