Pin
Send
Share
Send


The etymological history of caliber starts in Kalópous, a term of the Byzantine Greek that can be translated as "last" . He concept then drifted into the pelvi kālbod, later in classical Arabic qālib and finally in french caliber.

In our language , it's called caliber diameter that present different hollow elements inside. The most common use of the notion is used with respect to the diameter of the canon of a firearm or a projectile .

The caliber of a weapon of fire, in this way, refers to the diameter of its cannon, also reflected in the diameter of the projectiles it shoots. It is possible to express the caliber in millimeters or in inches .

Take the case of guns from 9 mm caliber . As we indicated above, the name refers to the diameter of the barrel of these guns, which is 9 mm . When used as measure to the inch, the gauge is expressed with the decimal value of the inches and the abbreviation lime . A weapon of .25 cal therefore has a cannon with a diameter of 0.25 inch .

On the other hand, a caliber (also called gauge ) is a tool which is used to perform the measurement of depths, diameters and other lengths . These instruments have a main scale and an auxiliary scale to measure accurately.

Caliber can refer to the importance wave magnitude Of something. For example: "I don't think a boxer of the caliber of Muhammad Ali is born again", “We need to have political leaders of another caliber”.

In the same way, we cannot forget that Caliber is a software that acts as an organizer and manager of electronic books. In addition, it gives the possibility of converting numerous file formats into what are such books.

It was officially launched in 2006 and is programmed in Python. It has become a fundamental tool when it comes to cataloging and ordering the type of works mentioned. And all thanks to the fact that it allows to elaborate databases where you can sort those by criteria such as the title, the author, the date, the size, the classification, the series or the editor.

Do not forget that caliber is a term used in the watchmaking sector. Specifically, an English watchmaker named Henry Sully was the one who, in 1715, used it for the first time to refer to the model of each machine. Yes, the size of the different parts of the movement and the disposition of the movement.

Typically, each caliber has an acronym that will come to refer to what is the name of the manufacturer in question. Specifically, among the most common are bridges, barrel, oval, serpentine bridges, revolver, elongated or rectangular chamfered, among others.

Finally, it should be noted that there is a music group called Caliber 50, which has as hits songs such as "I will always love you", "The tender one left" or "It will be".

Pin
Send
Share
Send