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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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Calibration analysis to identify instruments for less frequent calibration while still meeting strict corporate and regulatory requirements.
1) Deviation From Specifications (limited calibration) - In cases where the user does not require full instrument capability, the calibration can be performed to reduced tolerances or cover less than all ranges and parameters.
Calibration is a fundamental action in managing sensors and of the entire measuring cycle (Figure 1).
The first standard of this type to be published, BS 7882 evolved from the need for calibration laboratories to determine the results of torque measurements in a uniform manner.
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Current research on self-efficacy has begun to shift to the issue of the calibration of self-efficacy beliefs.