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Noun: calibre  ka-li-bu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: caliber)
  1. A degree or grade of excellence or worth
    "an executive of low calibre"; "the calibre of students has risen";
    - quality, caliber [US]
  2. Diameter of a tube or gun barrel
    - bore, gauge, caliber [US]

Derived forms: calibres

See also: inferior, superior

Type of: degree, diam, diameter, grade, level

Encyclopedia: Calibre