## Look up: gauge

1. Gauge
[knitting] In knitting, the word gauge is used both in hand knitting and machine knitting; the latter, technical abbreviation GG, refers to "Knitting Machines" fineness size. In both cases, the term refers to the number of stitches per inch, not the size of the finished garment. In both case...
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2. Gauge
[bore diameter] The gauge of a firearm is a unit of measurement used to express the diameter of the barrel. Gauge is determined from the weight of a solid sphere of lead that will fit the bore of the firearm, and is expressed as the multiplicative inverse of the sphere`s weight as a fraction...
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3. Gauge
[instrument] In engineering, a gauge or gage, is used to make measurements. A wide variety of tools exist which serve such functions, ranging from simple pieces of material against which sizes can be measured to complex pieces of machinery. Various types of gauges include: ...
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4. Gauge
[entertainer] Gauge entered the pornographic film industry in 1999, at the age of nineteen. Gauge was married on May 14, 2006 to a man named Jason, whom she divorced in December 2008. She was reported in July 2008 to be living in Arkansas on a {convert|28|acre|m2|adj=on} lot and attending co...
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5. Gauge
usually refers to Loading gauge, the maximum height and width of a rail vehicle, with respect to the infrastructure.
Found op http://www.scot-rail.co.uk/page/Glossary

6. Gauge
A device for measuring the water level relative to a DATUM.
Found op http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm

7. Gauge
The distance between the inside of the heads of track rails.
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8. gauge
[n] - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity or for testing conformity with a standard
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9. Gauge
Used for measurement.
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10. Gauge
a) An instrument for measuring or testing. b) Thickness or diameter, as of sheet metal or wire. c) The distance between the two rails of a railroad. d) The distance between two wheels on an axle.
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11. Gauge
The thickness of sheet metal and wire, etc.
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12. Gauge
several meanings, all basically relating to size - can be thickness ie of sheet metal, can be the addition of a substance such as PFA to lime mortar to achieve a harder set (gauging) or it can refer to the part of a slate or tile below the lap.
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1. Gauge
Gauge transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Gauged ; present participle & verbal noun Gauging ] [ Old French gaugier , French jauger , confer Old French gauge...
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2. Gauge
Gauge noun [ Written also gage .] 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. « This plate must be a gauge to file your worm and groove to equal breadth by.&#x...
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3. gauge
1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. 'This plate must be a gauge to file your worm and groove to equal breadth by.' (Moxon) 'There is not in our hands any fixed gauge of minds.' (I. Taylor) ... 2. Measure; dimensions; estimate...
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4. gauge
gage noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
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5. gauge
noun the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train
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6. gauge
verb measure precisely and against a standard; `the wire is gauged`
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7. gauge
verb determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; `gauge the wine barrels`
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8. gauge
verb rub to a uniform size; `gauge bricks`
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9. Gauge
• (n.) The distance between the rails of a railway. • (v. t.) To measure the dimensions of, or to test the accuracy of the form of, as of a part of a gunlock. • (v. t.) To measure or determine with a gauge. • (v. t.) To measure or to ascertain the contents or the capacity of, as ...
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10. gauge
in manufacturing and engineering, a device used to determine, either directly or indirectly, whether a dimension is larger or smaller than another ...
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11. gauge
in railroad transportation, the width between the inside faces of running rails. Because the cost of construction and operation of a rail line is ... [2 related articles]
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12. gauge
a measure of the bore of a shotgun. See bore.[2 related articles]
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13. Gauge
In meteorology, general term for any device that measures, strength of wind, pressure, and other parameters. The most widespread gauges on meteorology are balance snow g., barometer g., density-of-snow g., dew g., distance g., rain-and snow g., rain-intensity g., standard g., wind g., etc.
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