calibre

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See also: calibré

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkæl.ə.bɚ/
  • Hyphenation: cal‧i‧ber

Noun[edit]

calibre (countable and uncountable, plural calibres)

  1. Alternative form of caliber

Usage notes[edit]

  • More common than caliber in UK, etc

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَالِب(qālib).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.libʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

calibre m (plural calibres)

  1. calibre
    gros calibrelarge calibre, large bore; high calibre

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

calibre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of calibrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of calibrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of calibrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of calibrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of calibrer

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calibre m (plural calibres)

  1. caliber / calibre (dimension)
  2. gauge (mathematics, physics)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈlibɾe/, [kaˈli.β̞ɾe]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French calibre.

Noun[edit]

calibre m (plural calibres)

  1. calibre
  2. calipers
  3. jig, gauge (tool)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

calibre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of calibrar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of calibrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of calibrar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of calibrar.

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