QIMT Glossary



Definitions of Metrology terms & phrases.

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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.

CCL

Consultative Committee for Length. Established 1952.

CCM

Consultative Committee for Mass and related quantities. Established 1980.

CCPR

Consultative Committee for Photometry and Radiometry. Established 1933.

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