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verb as in fine-tune

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verb as in graduate

verb as in quantify

verb as in scale

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It adapted measures every seven days to calibrate the blow to the wounded economy.

From Fortune

So your default position might be that you should use all of that data to calibrate your estimates of uncertainty, rather than to try to predict under which conditions polls might be more or less reliable.

Instead, they take to the streets when they think something is going seriously wrong in the city—and particularly in its carefully calibrated relationship with Beijing.

From Quartz

Also, we’ve found that FiveThirtyEight’s models — including our election forecasts since they were first published in 2008 — have been well calibrated over time.

Yuriy Boykiv, the president of DentsuX, said that while some fashion brands are “still calibrating” their spending, spending on digital and e-commerce have increased.

From Digiday

As a result of this book it is now much easier to calibrate the nature, range, and methods of the mogul.

You do that to a certain extent with performance capture by the way you calibrate the model of Caesar—or the rig, as we call it.

I am here to correct and calibrate your morale compasses to true north.

There may be a lesson for the Obama administration as it tries to calibrate what Israel will do on Iran.

Still, the committee urges the United States to more carefully calibrate its policy toward Pakistan.

A house, or some such landmark which is shewn on our trench maps, is usually chosen to calibrate upon.

How would you know that the weights you used to calibrate your scale were really what you thought them to be?

It would be more correct to calibrate it in units of air pressure.


On this page you'll find 214 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calibrate, such as: balance, correct, fine-tune, fix, improve, and overhaul.

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