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Descriptor English: Calibration
Descriptor Spanish: Calibración
Descriptor Portuguese: Calibragem
Descriptor French: Calibrage
Entry term(s): Calibrations
Tree number(s): E05.978.155
SP4.122.006.057.488.699
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002138
Scope note: Determination, by measurement or comparison with a standard, of the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other measuring instrument; or determination of the settings of a control device that correspond to particular values of voltage, current, frequency or other output.
Annotation: NIM; coordinate with specific scale (IM) if relevant
Allowable Qualifiers: ST standards
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 1978-90
History Note: 91(78); was see under WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 1978-90
DeCS ID: 2171
Unique ID: D002138
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/27
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Calibration - Preferred
Concept UI M0003196
Scope note Determination, by measurement or comparison with a standard, of the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other measuring instrument; or determination of the settings of a control device that correspond to particular values of voltage, current, frequency or other output.
Preferred term Calibration
Entry term(s) Calibrations



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