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calibrator (s) (noun), calibrators (pl)
1. An instrument that measures the areas of tubular structures or orifices of the body: A calibrator can be used to measure the skin-fold thicknesses in several parts of the body including fat deposits which is used to determine treatments for obesity.

A calibrator is also utilized to measure the diameter of the pelvis in a pregnant woman in order to determine if it is large enough to permit the birth of a child.

2. Materials or substances that are used to make certain things have the same features or levels of quality: Medical laboratories use calibrators to standardize procedures for consistent diagnosing of ailments.
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voltage calibrator
A voltage source that provides an adjustable high-accuracy calibration voltage for calibrating measuring instruments.
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