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caliber

 [kal´ĭ-ber]
the diameter of the lumen of a canal or tube.

cal·i·ber

(kal'i-ber),
The diameter of a hollow tubular structure.
[Fr. calibre, of uncert. etym.]

caliber

/cal·i·ber/ (kal´ĭ-ber) the diameter of the opening of a canal or tube.

caliber

[kal′ibər]
Etymology: Fr, calibre, bore of a gun
1 also spelled calibre. the inside diameter of a tube or a canal, such as a blood vessel.
2 measure of quality.

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

caliber

The diameter of a tube or cylinder Forensic pathology The diameter of a bullet measured in hundredths of an inch–in the US and in English-speaking countries Common bullet calibers.22,.25,.30,.32,.38, and.45; in other–'metric' countries, calibers are measured in millimeters–eg,.38 caliber corresponds to 9 mm. See Ballistics, Gauge, Yaw.

cal·i·ber

(kal'i-bĕr)
The diameter of a hollow tubular structure.
[Fr. calibre, of uncert. etym.]

cal·i·ber

(kal'i-bĕr)
Diameter of a hollow tubular structure.
[Fr. calibre, of uncert. etym.]

caliber

the diameter of the lumen of a canal or tube.
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Caliber Chairman and CEO Matthew Ohrnstein stated: "The real problem is not just that the citations were issued unlawfully but that the regulations fail to make important distinctions between minor technical violations or reporting mistakes and more serious violations that really hurt consumers.
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According to Tom Coleman, Caliber's Vice President, Operations -- California, this new state-of-the-art facility enables Caliber to immediately begin providing collision repair and claims support services to its insurance clients and consumers in Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario and neighboring cities.
Caliber Collision Centers is committed to adding capacity in the Inland Empire to serve our insurance and dealership base with superior quality collision repairs and outstanding customer service.
Founded in 1991, with headquarters in Irvine, Caliber Collision Centers operates high-quality collision repair facilities in California and Texas, and plans to continue acquiring, developing and integrating high-volume collision repair centers while providing innovative collision repair solutions and automobile physical damage claims support.