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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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In calibrating a building energy model, a comparison of modeled and measured energy use values is used to create a model that represents actual building performance.
Calibrate the display to the entire video chain - Calibrating all the way from DVD to screen will deliver the most amazing and vivid home theater experience
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Professionals have been calibrating their monitors to create predictable, repeatable results for years, yet the cost of calibration hardware was restrictive," said Richard Herbert, president of Pantone.
To meet industry demands for precise measurement of RIN, NIST has developed a transfer standard for calibrating RIN measurement systems that employs electrical spectrum analyzers to resolve the spectral density of the RIN.
To meet industry demands for precise measurement of RIN, a NIST scientist has developed a transfer standard for calibrating RIN measurement systems that employ electrical spectrum analyzers to resolve the spectral density of the RIN.
In addition, the NIST team developed methods for calibrating their thin-film thermocouples on the international temperature scale, achieving an uncertainty of about 0.
To achieve of the truest, most natural color, the ScreenPlay 7205 has a custom-designed seven-segment, 5x wheel that provides more bit depth for smoother images and comes calibrated to the D65 color mastering standards used by Hollywood, so installers spend less time calibrating the projector.
Calibrating volumetric feeders was cumbersome, time-consuming, and prone to human error.
The control electronics also include look-up tables for calibrating, error tables and an internal temperature controller.
The multisource generators save customers money, valuable rack space, and time spent calibrating and combining separate signal sources.