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calibre

See caliber, def. 1.

calibre

The diameter of a tube or cylinder.
Forensics
The diameter of a bullet measured in hundredths of an inch—in the US and in English-speaking countries.
Common bullet calibres  .22, .25, .30, .32, .38, and .45; in metric countries, calibres are measured in millimetres—e.g., .38 calibre corresponds to 9 mm

calibre

see caliber.
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Although the engine hasn't been modified, the Calibra is still, on paper, able to hit 135mph with a 0- 60mph time of 7.
The dead included the Omega driver and passenger and three rear-seat passengers in the Calibra.
Later, an 18-year-old man from Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, was arrested on suspicion of robbery at Henley, the burglary in Snitterfield, and the theft of the Vauxhall Calibra from Nether Whitacre.
One of the occupants of the Calibra was arrested nearby on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and three others were arrested at Preston Hospital for the same offence.
There will also be a two-litre turbo beast - previously used in the Calibra - that will offer a top speed of nearly 150mph.
Anyone who witnessed the accident, or who saw the Calibra being driven prior to the incident, is urged to contact PC King at Coleshill traffic police on 01926 415000.
Coups appeal to our vanity because of their sheer style - and they don't come much sleeker than Vauxhall's Calibra.
Murder squad officers are looking for a dark blue Vauxhall Calibra which was seen near the factory around 6.
The drivers of a Vauxhall Calibra and Nissan Bluebird travelling behind the Ford were also injured and one was taken to the Southern General.
The Calibra driver, who was pulled unconscious from the wreckage, was in "serious" condition in hospital last night while another crash survivor was also stable with leg injuries.
He eventually careered headlong into the Vauxhall Calibra driven by 19-year-old aeronautics student Jonathan Selwyn, of Aberdare, south Wales.