Definition of Gauge. Meaning of Gauge. Synonyms of Gauge

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Definition of Gauge

Gauge
Gauge Gauge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gauged; p. pr. & vb. n. Gauging] [OF. gaugier, F. jauger, cf. OF. gauge gauge, measuring rod, F. jauge; of uncertain origin; perh. fr. an assumed L. qualificare to determine the qualities of a thing (see Qualify); but cf. also F. jalon a measuring stake in surveying, and E. gallon.] [Written also gage.] 1. To measure or determine with a gauge. 2. To measure or to ascertain the contents or the capacity of, as of a pipe, barrel, or keg. 3. (Mech.) To measure the dimensions of, or to test the accuracy of the form of, as of a part of a gunlock. The vanes nicely gauged on each side. --Derham. 4. To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it, as cloth or a garment. 5. To measure the capacity, character, or ability of; to estimate; to judge of. You shall not gauge me By what we do to-night. --Shak.

Meaning of Gauge from wikipedia

- Gauge (US: /ˈɡeɪdʒ/, UK: /ˈɡeɪdʒ/ or /ˈɡɔːdʒ/) may refer to: Gauge (instrument), any of a variety of measuring instruments Gauge block, a metal block of...
- In rail transport, track gauge or track gage is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing...
- International gauge, UIC gauge, uniform gauge, normal gauge and European gauge in the European Union and Russia. It is the most widely used railway track gauge across...
- a gauge theory is a type of field theory in which the Lagrangian is invariant under certain Lie groups of local transformations. The term gauge refers...
- A rain gauge (also known as an udometer, pluviometer, or an ombrometer) is an instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure...
- American wire gauge (AWG), also known as the Brown & Sharpe wire gauge, is a logarithmic stepped standardized wire gauge system used since 1857, predominantly...
- Gauge or Birmingham Wire Gauge. It is not the same as, though similar to, the Stubs Steel Wire Gauge. Birmingham gauge is often simply termed Gauge,...
- gauge is a device used to measure strain on an object. Invented by Edward E. Simmons and Arthur C. Ruge in 1938, the most common type of strain gauge...
- can measure positive and negative gauge pressure as well as differential pressure. A vacuum gauge is a pressure gauge used to measure pressures lower than...
- 2 gauge (also called II gauge) is a model railway gauge originally 64 mm (2 1⁄2 in), then standardised in 1909 at 2 in (50.8 mm), a 20% reduction and...
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