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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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British magazines regularly included the Calibra in tests with exalted company like the more expensive BMW 320i coupe and Audi Coupe.
Una vez que alcanzo el disco a sustituir, el ortopedista calibra al milimetro el grosor de la vertebra para determinar cuanto fresara el hueso, al que encajara, sin tornillos, la protesis.
For example, on the Opel Calibra a special wedge clamp with a toothed locking element is used to attach the rear bumper.
The Calibra hit the streets running on the back of the success of the Cavalier, but it was much more than a Cavalier in a sharp suit.
The Calibra may not have had the iconic reputation of the Ford Capri but it was certainly one of the most memorable European GM models ever produced.
I had a sporty car before that, a Vauxhall Calibra, and I just couldn't get in and out of it.
So much so you kind of wonder whether Vauxhall should have re-christened it, perhaps by reviving a name like the Calibra or even coming up with something completely new.
I'd say it's even more handsome than the iconic Calibra of 1990, and that really is saying something.
A Vauxhall Calibra off my best mate at the time and I thought I was the business
The results, which also included votes for the favourite Vauxhall from the last five years, put the Lotus Carlton in first place, ahead of the Calibra and Cavalier.
Graham Hubbard, prosecuting, told Warwick Crown Court that Mr Sam went away to work abroad in May last year, leaving his J-registered Vaux-hall Calibra outside a garage in Sutton Coldfield.