Definitions of calibre
  1. noun
    diameter of a tube or gun barrel
    synonyms: bore, caliber, gauge
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    diam, diameter
    the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
  2. noun
    a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    synonyms: caliber, quality
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    high quality, superiority
    the quality of being superior
    inferiority, low quality
    an inferior quality
    choiceness, fineness
    the quality of being very good indeed
    first class
    the highest rank in a classification
    first water
    the highest quality gems
    cleverness, ingeniousness, ingenuity
    the property of being ingenious
    the quality of being poorly made or maintained
    scrawniness, scrubbiness
    the property of being stunted and inferior in size or quality
    second class
    not the highest quality in a classification
    the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry
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    degree, grade, level
    a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
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