[ ree-kal-uh-breyt ]
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verb (used with or without object),re·cal·i·brat·ed, re·cal·i·brat·ing.
  1. to correct or adjust the gradations or settings on (a measuring instrument, sensor, or other piece of precision equipment): If your battery fuel gauge is still inaccurate after following these steps, you may need to manually recalibrate the gauge.

  2. to reexamine (one’s thinking, a plan, a system of values, etc.) and correct it in accord with a new understanding or purpose: This is a government that's out of touch and refusing to recalibrate after getting a clear message from voters.

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Words Nearby recalibrate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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