(third-person singular simple present decalibrates, present participle decalibrating, simple past and past participle decalibrated)
- (intransitive, of a measuring instrument) To lose calibration and therefore not be accurate.
- Aneroid and electronic instruments, decalibrate easily and frequently and require routine accuracy checks.
- To perform some action to remove the calibration of an instrument.
- it is important to not go over the pipetteman volume limit because that will decalibrate the machine.