Definition of Gauge. Meaning of Gauge. Synonyms of Gauge
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Definition of Gauge
GaugeGauge 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.
Meaning of Gauge from wikipedia
(US: /ˈɡeɪdʒ/, UK: /ˈɡeɪdʒ/ or /ˈɡɔːdʒ/) may refer
(instrument), any of a variety
of measuring instruments Gauge
block, a metal block
- In rail transport, track gauge
gage is the spacing
of the rails
on a railway track
and is measured between
the inner faces
of the load-bearing...
- a gauge theory
is a type of field theory
is invariant under certain
transformations. The term gauge
- 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
(AWG), also known
as the Brown
, is a logarithmic stepped standardized
wire gauge system
- A rain gauge
as an udometer, pluviometer, or an ombrometer) is an instrument
used by meteorologists
- Gauge blocks
as gage blocks, Johansson gauges
, slip gauges
, or Jo blocks) are a system
for producing precision
lengths. The individual
- 2 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
. It is not the same as, though similar
to, the Stubs Steel
. Birmingham gauge
is often simply termed Gauge
- Bourdon gauge
is a mechanical
and is probably
the best known
type of gauge
. A vacuum gauge
is a pressure gauge
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