CALIBRATION

n. the process of setting a measuring device in order to conform with a reference standard. These settings are either values or positions on a scale, while the device could be a machine, instrument, or test. The end-result of performing this process would be accuracy.

CALIBRATION: "Through calibration, tests and measures are made even more precise."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CALIBRATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/calibration/ (accessed July 11, 2020).
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