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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.]

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.]
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I Dear Master in our classic town, You, loved by all the younger gown There at Balliol, Lay your Plato for one minute down, II And read a Grecian tale re-told, Which, cast in later Grecian mould, Quintus Calaber Somewhat lazily handled of old; III And on this white midwinter day-- For have the far-off hymns of May, All her melodies, All her harmonies echoed away?-- IV Today, before you turn again To thoughts that lift the soul of men, Hear my cataract's Downward thunder in hollow and glen, V Till, led by dream and vague desire, The woman, gliding toward the pyre, Find her warrior Stark and dark in his funeral fire.
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