|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|1.||to measure the calibre of (a gun, mortar, etc)|
|2.||to mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that readings can be made in appropriate units|
|3.||to determine the accuracy of (a measuring instrument, etc)|
|4.||to determine or check the range and accuracy of (a piece of artillery)|
calibrate cal·i·brate (kāl'ə-brāt')
v. cal·i·brat·ed, cal·i·brat·ing, cal·i·brates
To check, adjust, or determine the graduations of a quantitative measuring instrument by comparison with a standard.
To determine the caliber of a tube.
To make corrections in or adjust a procedure or process.