calibrate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Make fine adjustments to for optimal operation; adjust to a certain scale.

We must calibrate our senses to the environment of the cave.
He calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale.
Calibrate the instruments prior to each experimental run.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Adjusting
PropBank: calibrate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: Measure the caliber of a firearm.

Machinists calibrate the guns.

VerbNet: price-54.4
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3