Calibrate in a sentence as a verb

It could be possible to calibrate the Peachy Printer to print a house, but it would take years!

As readers we just need to be aware of that and calibrate their versions of the truth accordingly.

There doesn't appear to be anything in this code to calibrate to the actual average donation rate.

He's got a small team analyzing it to calibrate the sensors and as we grow the network, he'll be using the data to improve weather models and try out new systems of forecasting.

It means you can calibrate across candidates better, but I think the advantage of an onsite contract job is the two-way feedback, especially in a smaller company.

The nice thing about octrees is that they are very simple to work with and self-calibrate their resolution dynamically, making them very space-efficient.

"The combination of numerous dialects and a formal/informal continuum is pretty much unique to Arabic and gives rise to fascinating situations watching Arabs calibrate their language based on the situation and the linguistic background of their interlocutor.

Calibrate definitions


make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; "calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder"

See also: graduate fine-tune


mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units; "he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale"


measure the caliber of; "calibrate a gun"