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Definition of Calibre


  1. The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
  2. The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet or column.
  3. Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.

Calibre Translations

calibre in French is acabit
calibre in German is Kaliber
calibre in Italian is calibro
calibre in Spanish is calibre
calibre in Swedish is kaliber