Not only a shit car and alcohol free beer but also commonly used for describing ones ability. In common with the above words, often full of irony.
Sam Lilley: A man of my calibre never goes down (whilst lying in bed after getting over excited at the weekend...
by Jim September 30, 2004
Either an activity that must be done constantly, or something you bring up when you want to subtly tell someone to go fuck themselves.
Shepard: "Hey Garrus, got a minute?"
Garrus: "Can it wait for a bit? I'm in the middle of some calibrations."
by the goat daemon July 9, 2010
phrase a criticism in a way that keeps you out of trouble
President Obama wishes he had "calibrated" his criticism of the Cambridge Police Department, so that he hadn't come under so much heat for the way he phrased it originally.
by MalibuGA July 25, 2009
1. The proccess of data acquisition (obtained by comparison against standards) able to anticipate the behavior of someting.
2. The data so obtained.
3. The final report or documentation showing such data.
4. The stage in which someting is regarding the level of its calibration knoledge.
Adjustment is not calibration. When we adjust something we change its behavior (usually to move it closer to standards aiming a better performance); when we calibrate we just understand its behavior so that we can compensate or even adjust it.
by Arturo Cortijo March 11, 2008
Means to get high. Used mostly with the word 'get' in front of it.
'Let's get calibrated'
'I want to go get calibrated'
'I was so damn calibrated the other day...'
by yepyepthatsright May 26, 2009
To find calibre the (caliber) of; correlate readings of (instrument etc) with a standard or commonly accepted value.
I calibrated my HF reciever with the 10.0000 MHz WWV/WWVB frequency standard.
by IrishRepublicanArmy December 26, 2003