Gauge

Used for measurement.

Gauge

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

gauge

The thickness of sheet metal and wire, etc.
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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

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

the number of needles per unit length (usually 1 inch) along a needle bed or needle bar or flat knitting machine. For circular knitting machines, the unit length is the circumference of the needle cylinder.
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gauge

cross-sectional dimensions defining the maximum permitted dimensions of vehicles or the minimum dimensions of fixed structures NOTE - More detailed definitions concerning gauges are given in the publications of the International Union of Railways.
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Gauge

The measurement of the width of a piece of film measured in increments of millimeters. Film gauges range form 8mm to 70mm and include steps of 16, 35 and 65. `Super` forms of film widths add almost a 50 percent greater capacity for picture surfaces and qualitative sound tracks than ordinary gauges (i.e., `Super 8` and `Super 16`)
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Gauge

Gauge was old slang for an alcoholic drink.
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