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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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Although BSA is not recommended as a calibrant for MALDI-TOF-MS because it is typically not pure and can produce a systematic error, the determination of the number of HDI molecules adducted was calculated by mass difference.
The concentrations of calibrant and reference material dilutions were optimized for each platform/reagent combination.
Local PT results with the calibrant plasmas were plotted against their certified INR values obtained by both orthogonal and linear regression analysis for comparison.
The quality of the curve fits was assessed by back-calculating calibrant concentrations (see online Supplemental Data 6).
CRP concentrations are routinely measured by nephelometric and turbidimetric immunoassays, in which quantification depends on comparison of the results with those obtained with a calibrant (4, 5).
The mass of somatropin monomer was determined by size-exclusion chromatography using CRS1 or the second WHO material as a calibrant.
Furthermore, because the commercially available assays currently use synthetic or recombinant calibrant peptides that are not glycosylated, the glycosylation of proBNP forms in vivo may adversely influence the performance of these assays.
Although these methods allow simultaneous measurement of both 25OHD3 and 25OHD2, method harmonization is limited, and there is no reference preparation or agreed calibrant for 25OHD.
Because of the orthogonal design, a single external mass calibrant was used to achieve better than 5 ppm mass accuracy over an entire sample plate (up to 384 samples).
In a study with a high-resolution MALDI orthogonal TOF MS instrument (PerkinElmer), a single external calibrant was used to achieve a mass accuracy of <10 ppm (<0.