gauge  

  • Pronunciation of gauge: G EY1 JH (ɡeɪdʒ)

  • Number of syllables of gauge: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of gauge

  • Definition of gauge

    • (n): a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.  
    • (n): diameter of a tube or gun barrel  
    • (n): the thickness of wire  
    • (n): the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train  
    • (n): accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared  
    • (v): mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster"  
    • (v): adapt to a specified measurement; "gauge the instruments"  
    • (v): measure precisely and against a standard; "the wire is gauged"  
    • (v): judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"  
    • (v): determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; "gauge the wine barrels"  
    • (v): rub to a uniform size; "gauge bricks"  
  • Examples of gauge

    • Gauge is the measurement of the track.  
    • The greater the gauge number, the thinner the needle.  
    • The gauge is upstream of the mouth of the creek.  
    • Also, the annotation helps gauge the relative impact of the person.  
    • An oil temperature gauge replaces the fuel economy gauge in the tachometer face.  
    • Instruments consisted of a speedometer, clock, oil gauge and ammeter.  
    • This gauge measured the combustion efficiency of the engine.  
    • They use tachometer oil pressure gauge and ammeter gauge.  
    • The term is vaguely the opposite of the gauge orphan.  
    • The use of numbers to gauge notability is far too prescriptive.  

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