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From caliber or calibre +‎ -ate.

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calibrate (third-person singular simple present calibrates, present participle calibrating, simple past and past participle calibrated)

  1. To check or adjust by comparison with a standard.
  2. To mark the scale of a measuring instrument.
  3. To measure the caliber of a tube or gun.

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  • (check or adjust by comparison with a standard): tune

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  1. inflection of calibrare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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calibrate f pl

  1. feminine plural of calibrato

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  1. second-person singular voseo imperative of calibrar combined with te