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Caliber

Cal´i`ber
n.1.
1.(Gunnery) The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
The caliber of empty tubes.
- Reid.
A battery composed of three guns of small caliber.
- Prescott.
2.The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet or column.
3.Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.
Caliber compasses
See Calipers.
Caliber rule
a gunner's calipers, an instrument having two scales arranged to determine a ball's weight from its diameter, and conversely.
A ship's caliber
the weight of her armament.
Noun1.caliber - a degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"
Synonyms: calibre, quality
2.caliber - diameter of a tube or gun barrel
Synonyms: calibre, bore, gauge
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