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calibrate

[′kal·ə‚brāt]
(science and technology)
To determine, by measurement or comparison with a standard, the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other device, or the correct value for each setting of a control knob.

calibrate

To adjust or bring into balance. Scanners, CRTs and similar peripherals may require periodic adjustment. Unlike digital devices, the electronic components within these analog devices may change from their original specification. See TV calibration, color calibration and tweak.
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Since the flow through the calibrated section is smooth, the pulses from conventional PD and turbines will be more evenly spaced, giving better proves especially when pulse interpolation is used.
Many appliances, or miscellaneous equipment, can be calibrated against expected annual energy consumption values, such as values available from the EERE or Energy Star (US EPA 2009).
Subsequently, participants who were more calibrated performed better than those who were less calibrated.
The NIST deadweight force standards exert force by means of the earth's gravitational attraction acting upon weights of calibrated mass.
45 beta ratio cone meter being calibrated with natural gas flow at CEESI.
Under the relationship, Novus Origo will provide consulting services to clients in areas such as; Service Delivery Model Analysis, Strategy Development, and Implementation Management of Calibrated Group's Joint Venture Outsourcing Model.
The AN/UDR-13, AN/VDR-2, AN/PDR-75, and AN/PDR-77 radiac sets need to be calibrated every three years.
Used to measure liquid and gas flow rates by means of a tapered tube and float, these flowmeters provide highly accurate measurement with individually calibrated scales and a 10:1 turndown ratio.
When was the last time you calibrated the blenders?
3] volume--enough space for several instruments to be calibrated simultaneously.
The equations of motion developed for this model (with sample contact) can be solved to yield an equation for the contact stiffness, S, that is a function of previously calibrated instrument parameters (i.
All Sensors Corporation has announced three Miniature Pressure Sensors: amplified miniature with 4 V calibrated and compensated output, compensated miniature with a calibrated mV output and basic miniature with a mV output.