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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
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The calibrant tools triage the sequence data, like a funnel, to improve the processing of accurate confident data instead of using computing time on background that masks interpretation of the populations.
The instrumental responses for analytes in calibrants of known composition are compared with corresponding responses in samples to provide quantitation of the constituents.
For example, a material can't be assigned a value based on an analysis, but also be used as the calibrant in the analysis; that is called "self-referencing."
This test determines the sample absorbance compared to a calibrant absorbance.
Each cartridge contains miniaturized electrochemical measurement sensors and an on-board calibrant. The cartridges are stored at room temperature and are ready to use anytime and anywhere.
While [micro]TA allows a higher level of precision, the instrument's calibration is also more difficult since the calibrant comes into direct contact with the platinum sensor.
To use carbon dioxide as an internal calibrant, we combine Eq.
Effective magnetic moments of powdered complexes were determined at room temperature using sealed-off calibrant solution of MnCl2 by using a Sherwood MSB Mk1 magnetic susceptibility balance.
For routine analyses, we used glucose oxidase as the working calibrant due to its convenient particle diameter near the center of the HDL size distribution and its stability in aqueous solution.
Molar conductivity measurements were recorded on a ELICO CM-180 conductivity bridge in dry DMF ([10.sup.-3] M) solution using a dip-type conductivity cell fitted with a platinum electrode and the magnetic susceptibility measurements were made at room temperature on a Gouy balance using Hg[Co[(NCS).sub.4]] as the calibrant.
The supernatant was diluted 20-fold in 0.1% bovine serum albumin and phosphate-buffered saline containing 100 pg/mL green fluorescent protein, which was used as the antigen in a calibrant sandwich ELISA to identify and normalize any chip-to-chip bias (Daly et al.
These devices are designed to deliver accurate and precise amounts of fluids in such applications as infusing calibrant into a mass spectrometer or reaction chamber, long-term drug infusions into animals, and general infusion applications.