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  • n. Plural form of calibration.


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  • So, some added perspective to be applied to Obama's "calibrations" and "teachable moments."

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • He said they showed the urgency of making the "calibrations" necessary "to get the policy right." Chronicle

  • "I suggest there are a whole lot of" calibrations "in the IPCC models similar to the hurricane model ..."

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  • What is widely referred to as satellite altimetry of global sea level rise is, in fact, obtained after a number of quite personal "calibrations", and hence only provides "an interpretational record" (Fig. 1).

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  • For England fans there was the moment in the late 1980s when Ian Botham's paunch finally began to outweigh the counter-heft of his empowering backside, creating an insurmountable weight imbalance at the bowling crease, addressed with varying success in the twilight of Botham's career via compensatory rear mullet growth and minute calibrations of moustache.

    Colonial promiscuity in danger of diluting test cricket's pleasures | Barney Ronay

  • Kimball: What were those particular calibrations that made it work in first person?

    Sam Lipsyte - An interview with author

  • Lipsyte: I think I just got back to some particular calibrations that made the thing work.

    Sam Lipsyte - An interview with author

  • David Gothard What a mess the Founding Fathers and Continental Army made for the grinders at the State Department, this week producing exquisite calibrations of America's interests.

    Is U.S. Democracy Just Talk?

  • It's considered to be the purest way to measure interactions between medical devices and electronic gadgets because there are no echoes or reflections of electromagnetic waves from the chamber's walls or ceiling to affect the calibrations.

    Stress Testing Metal Detectors and Other Devices

  • A semihidden hierarchy of tasks exists at the center table, and by now, all of the full-season stagiaires are fluent in its calibrations.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices


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