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cal·i·ber

caliber

 
 
pronunciation:
kae lih br
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: degree of competence, virtue, or worthiness.
The school is known for having teachers of very high caliber.His acting in this film was not of the same caliber as he'd achieved in his earlier films.This caliber of service is rarely to found in standard hotels.
synonyms:
merit, quality, stature, value, worth
similar words:
ability, capability, capacity, competence, endowment, excellence, faculty, gift, skill, talent, virtue
definition 2: the inner diameter of a gun barrel or other tube.
synonyms:
bore
similar words:
diameter
definition 3: the outer diameter of a bullet or artillery shell.
similar words:
diameter
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derivation: calibered (adj.)