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  • v. Present participle of calibrate.


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  • You can begin calibrating your self-worth by their opinions in three, two ...

    Release Day Cont'd

  • The only question that I have is how will AMS be returned to earth after three years (to aid in calibrating data obtained during its use on ISS) with the shuttle retired.

    David Leckrone's Premature Judgement of ISS - NASA Watch

  • Or, you could just put in place a strong regulatory regime and not try to calibrate it to current conditions (calibrating is just an invitation to meddling based on wishful thinking, as in “oh, because of ****** we are in a new paradigm and so we don’t need to regulate as much”). bdbd Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Sources of Regulatory Failure

  • What we ended up doing was "calibrating" our compass with the gun over the front (turret facing forward) with all electrical systems operational - Thermal unit on, turret power on, gunner's primary sight on.

    Kit Up

  • NASA has a extensive data base for "calibrating" work effort versus the technology.

    Herding Cats

  • WASHINGTON - Many of the hundreds of workers at the Shearon Harris nuclear plant in New Hill, N.C., are busy with high-tech tasks such as calibrating equipment, monitoring radiation fields or controlling the reactor. Top News Headlines

  • Other frequency combs with finer spacing are highly useful tools, but the new comb with more visibly separated teeth will be more effective in many applications such as calibrating astronomical instruments.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Finding a way to make that transparent and accessible to as many people as possible, and kind of calibrating that, was the goal.


  • "calibrating" Kinect for seated players and may accomplish that with a little help from


  • Government appointees at the European Central Bank and the U.S. Federal Reserve are empowered with deciding how much money should be issued, rather than calibrating the money supply to match productive economic needs through the voluntary conversion of currency into gold.

    Lagarde's Golden Opportunity


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