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gauge

  
, gage  
      vb   tr  
1    to measure or determine the amount, quantity, size, condition, etc., of  
2    to estimate or appraise; judge  
3    to check for conformity or bring into conformity with a standard measurement, dimension, etc.  
      n  
4    a standard measurement, dimension, capacity, or quantity  
5    any of various instruments for measuring a quantity  
a pressure gauge     
6    any of various devices used to check for conformity with a standard measurement  
7    a standard or means for assessing; test; criterion  
8    scope, capacity, or extent  
9    the diameter of the barrel of a gun, esp. a shotgun  
10    the thickness of sheet metal or the diameter of wire  
11    the distance between the rails of a railway track: in Britain 4 ft. 8½ in. (1.435 m)  
12    the distance between two wheels on the same axle of a vehicle, truck, etc.  
13      (Nautical)   the position of a vessel in relation to the wind and another vessel. One vessel may be windward (weather gauge) or leeward (lee gauge) of the other  
14    the proportion of plaster of Paris added to mortar to accelerate its setting  
15    the distance between the nails securing the slates, tiles, etc., of a roof  
16    a measure of the fineness of woven or knitted fabric, usually expressed as the number of needles used per inch  
17    the width of motion-picture film or magnetic tape  
      adj  
18    (of a pressure measurement) measured on a pressure gauge that registers zero at atmospheric pressure; above or below atmospheric pressure  
5 bar gauge         See also       absolute       10  
     (C15: from Old Northern French, probably of Germanic origin)  
  gaugeable, gageable      adj  
  gaugeably, gageably      adv  


Bourdon gauge  
      n   a type of pressure gauge consisting of a flattened curved tube attached to a pointer that moves around a dial. As the pressure in the tube increases the tube tends to straighten and the pointer indicates the applied pressure  
     (C19: named after Eugène Bourdon (1808--84), French hydraulic engineer, who invented it)  
broad gauge  
      n  
1    a railway track with a greater distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches (about 1.44 metres) used now by most mainline railway systems  
      adj  
  broad-gauge  
2    of, relating to, or denoting a railway having this track  
depth gauge  
      n   a device attached to a drill bit to prevent the hole from exceeding a predetermined depth  
dial gauge  
      n      another name for an       indicator       6  
feeler gauge  
      n   a thin metal strip of known thickness used to measure a narrow gap or to set a gap between two parts  
gauge boson  
      n     (Physics)   a boson that mediates the interaction between elementary particles. There are four types: photons for electromagnetic interactions, gluons for strong interactions, intermediate vector bosons for weak interactions, and gravitons for gravitational interactions  
gauge theory  
      n     (Physics)   a type of theory of elementary particles designed to explain the strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions in terms of exchange of virtual particles  
narrow gauge  
      n  
1    a railway track with a smaller distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches  
      adj  
  narrow-gauge, narrow-gauged  
2    of, relating to, or denoting a railway with a narrow gauge  
perforation gauge  
      n   a graduated scale for measuring perforations and roulettes of postage stamps  
plug gauge  
      n     (Engineering)   an accurately machined plug used for checking the diameter of a hole  
   Compare       ring gauge  
pressure gauge  
      n   any instrument for measuring fluid pressure  
   See also       Bourdon gauge       manometer  
rail gauge  
      n      See       gauge       11  
rain gauge  
      n   an instrument for measuring rainfall or snowfall, consisting of a cylinder covered by a funnel-like lid,   (Also called)    pluviometer  
ring gauge  
      n     (Engineering)   a ring having an internal diameter of a specified size used for checking the diameter of a cylindrical object or part  
   Compare       plug gauge  
slip gauge  
      n   a very accurately ground block of hardened steel used to measure a gap with close accuracy: used mainly in tool-making and inspection  
standard gauge  
      n  
1    a railway track with a distance of 4 ft. 8½ in. (1.435 m) between the lines; used on most railways  
   See also       narrow gauge       broad gauge  
      adj  
  standard-gauge, standard-gauged  
2    of, relating to, or denoting a railway with a standard gauge  
strain gauge  
      n   a device for measuring strain in a machine or other structure, usually consisting of a metal filament that is attached to it and receives the same strain. The strain can be measured by the change in the electrical properties of the filament  
tide-gauge  
      n   a gauge used to measure extremes or the present level of tidal movement  
vacuum gauge  
      n   any of a number of instruments for measuring pressures below atmospheric pressure  
water gauge  
      n   an instrument that indicates the presence or the quantity of water in a tank, reservoir, or boiler feed,   (Also called)    water glass  
wind gauge  
      n  
1       another name for       anemometer       1  
2    a scale on a gun sight indicating the amount of deflection necessary to allow for windage  
3      (Music)   a device for measuring the wind pressure in the bellows of an organ  
wire-gauge  
      n  
1    a flat plate with slots in which standard wire sizes can be measured  
2    a standard system of sizes for measuring the diameters of wires  
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