Gauge

Used for measurement.

Gauge

The distance between the inside of the heads of track rails.

Gauge

The distance between two needle points in tufted carpet. It is usually expressed in fractions of an inch.
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Gauge

usually refers to Loading gauge, the maximum height and width of a rail vehicle, with respect to the infrastructure.
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Gauge

A device for measuring the water level relative to a DATUM.
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gauge

[n] - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity or for testing conformity with a standard
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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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Gauge

The thickness of sheet metal and wire, etc.
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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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Gauge

Gauge transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Gauged ; present participle & verbal noun Gauging ] [ Old French gaugier , French jauger , confer Old French gauge gauge, measuring rod, French jauge ; of u...
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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.» Moxon. « There is not in our ...
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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. 'The gauge and dimensions of misery, depression,...
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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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gauge

noun the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train
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gauge

verb measure precisely and against a standard; `the wire is gauged`
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gauge

verb determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; `gauge the wine barrels`
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gauge

verb rub to a uniform size; `gauge bricks`
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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 of a pipe, barrel, or keg. • (v. t.) To draw ...
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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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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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gauge

a measure of the bore of a shotgun. See bore.[2 related articles]
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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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gauge

a measurement device for determining the dimension of a workpiece
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GAUGE

The thickness of sheet metal and wire, etc.
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Gauge

The size, specifically the width, of a film format: 16mm, 35mm, Super-8 are gauges
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