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noun [C or U] (MEASUREMENT) UK (US caliber)     /ˈkæl.ɪ.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
the width of the inside of a pipe, especially of the long cylinder-shaped part of a gun, or the width of a bulletHandguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weaponsMeasurements in general
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