caliber: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kal'u-bur), [key]
- the diameter of something of circular section, esp. that of the inside of a tube: a pipe of three-inch caliber.
- the diameter of the bore of a gun taken as a unit of measurement.
- degree of capacity or competence; ability: a mathematician of high caliber.
- degree of merit or excellence; quality: the high moral caliber of the era.
- caliber (Thesaurus)