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Basic unit

(for measurement) Unit of measurement for a basic magnitude in a given system of magnitudes.

BIPM

Bureau International des Poids et Mesures

BNM

Bureau National de Métrologie, the national metrological institute of France.
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Calibration

Set of operations that establish, under specified conditions, the relationship between values of quantities indicated by a measuring instrument or measuring system, or values represented by a material measure or a reference material and the corresponding values realised by standards.

Calibration certificate

Result(s) of a calibration can be registered in a document sometimes called a calibration certificate or a calibration report.

Calibration history, measuring equipment

Complete registration of the results from the calibration of a piece of measuring equipment, or measuring artefact, over a long period of time, to enable the evaluation of the long-term stability of the piece of equipment or the measuring artefact.

Calibration interval

Time interval between two consecutive calibrations of a measuring instrument.

Calibration report

Result(s) of a calibration can be registered in a document sometimes called a calibration certificate or a calibration report.

CCAUV

Consultative Committee for Acoustics, Ultrasound and Vibrations. Established 1998.

CCEM

Consultative Committee for Electricity and Magnetism. Established 1927.