What Is the Meaning of Caliber?

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Caliber means the nominal diameter of the bullet or of a projectile of a rifled firearm it also means the specific watch-movement model that is usually denoted by a number or alphanumeric name.
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cal·i·ber
[kal-uh-ber]
NOUN
1.
the diameter of something of circular section, especially that of the inside of a tube: a pipe of three-inch caliber.
2.
Ordnance the diameter of the bore of a gun taken as a unit of measurement.
3.
degree of capacity or competence; ability: a mathematician of high caliber.
4.
degree of merit or excellence; quality: the high moral caliber of the era.
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Caliber as a military term is used to describe the diameter of a cylindrical tube of a firearm. It can also be used to describe ability or personal character, for example, a person of high calibre means a person with great attributes.
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