calibration

Definitions of calibration
  1. noun
    the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
    “the thermometer needed calibration
    synonyms: standardisation, standardization
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    tuning
    (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
    adjustment, readjustment, registration
    the act of adjusting something to match a standard
    alignment
    the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
    collimation
    the accurate adjustment of the line of sight of a telescope
    temperament
    an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
    tune-up
    adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance
    synchronisation, synchronising, synchronization, synchronizing
    an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    voicing
    the act of adjusting an organ pipe (or wind instrument) so that it conforms to the standards of tone and pitch and color
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    activity
    any specific behavior
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