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calibration

 [kal″ĭ-bra´shun]
determination of the accuracy of an instrument, usually by measurement of its variation from a standard, to ascertain necessary correction factors.

cal·i·bra·tion

(kal'i-brā'shŭn),
The act of standardizing or calibrating an instrument or laboratory procedure.

calibration

/cal·i·bra·tion/ (kal″ĭ-bra´shun) determination of the accuracy of an instrument, usually by measurement of its variation from a standard, to ascertain necessary correction factors.

calibration

[kal′ibrā′shən]
Etymology: Fr, calibre, the bore of a gun
the process of measuring or calibrating against an established standard, such as a deciliter or kilogram.

calibration

The set of operations which establish, under specified conditions, the relationship between values indicated by a measuring instrument or system and the corresponding known values of the measurement.

calibration

standardization of a measuring instrument against a known reference

cal·i·bra·tion

(kal'i-brā'shŭn)
Standardizing an instrument or laboratory procedure.

calibration (kal´əbrā´shən),

n 1. the process of comparing a measurement instrument against a verified standard instrument. The US Bureau of Standards maintains the national calibration instruments for weights and measures.
2. the comparison of procedures between clinicians to achieve a clinical standard.
calibration of radiography unit,
n See unit, radiography calibration.
Caliciviridae
n a grouping of nonenveloped, 20-sided RNA viruses, and includes the Norwalk gastroenteritis virus.

calibration

determination of the accuracy of an instrument, usually by measurement of its variation from a standard, to ascertain necessary correction factors.
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