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(for measurement) Unit of measurement for a basic magnitude in a given system of magnitudes.
Bureau International des Poids et Mesures
Bureau National de Métrologie, the national metrological institute of France.
Calibration history, measuring equipment
Time interval between two consecutive calibrations of a measuring instrument.
Result(s) of a calibration can be registered in a document sometimes called a calibration certificate or a calibration report.
Consultative Committee for Acoustics, Ultrasound and Vibrations. Established 1998.
Consultative Committee for Electricity and Magnetism. Established 1927.