calibre

Primary Meanings of calibre

1.
n
diameter of a tube or gun barrel
2.
n
a degree or grade of excellence or worth
Full Definitions of calibre
1

n diameter of a tube or gun barrel

Synonyms:
bore, caliber, gauge
Type of:
diam, diameter
the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
2

n a degree or grade of excellence or worth

Synonyms:
caliber, quality
Types:
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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
poorness
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
wretchedness
the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry
Type of:
degree, grade, level
a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

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