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Definitions of gauge

  1. To measure or determine with a gauge. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To measure or to ascertain the contents or the capacity of, as of a pipe, barrel, or keg. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To measure the dimensions of, or to test the accuracy of the form of, as of a part of a gunlock. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it, as cloth or a garment. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To measure the capacity, character, or ability of; to estimate; to judge of. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To measure. Also, gage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To measure or to ascertain the contents of; to ascertain the capacity of, as a pipe, puncheon, hogshead, barrel, tierce, keg, etc.: to measure in respect to proportion, capability, or power, or in respect to character or behavior; to take cognizance of the capacity, capability, or power of; to appraise; to estimate; as, I gauged his character very accurately. "The vanes nicely gauged on each said."-Derham. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To measure the contents of, as a vessel. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To measure; estimate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc. Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. the thickness of wire Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. adapt to a specified measurement; "gauge the instruments" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. measure precisely and against a standard; "the wire is gauged" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; "gauge the wine barrels" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. rub to a uniform size; "gauge bricks" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. Same as GAGE, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. To ascertain the capacity or the contents of; to measure in respect to capability; to estimate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To measure or ascertain the contents of a cask or vessel; to measure or ascertain, as the quantity, diameter, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Measure; dimensions; estimate. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Relative positions of two or more vessels with reference to the wind; as, a vessel has the weather gauge of another when on the windward side of it, and the lee gauge when on the lee side of it. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. The distance between the rails of a railway. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. The quantity of plaster of Paris used with common plaster to accelerate its setting. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. That part of a shingle, slate, or tile, which is exposed to the weather, when laid; also, one course of such shingles, slates, or tiles. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Any instrument or apparatus for measuring the state of a phenomenon, or for ascertaining its numerical elements at any moment; - usually applied to some particular instrument; as, a rain gauge; a steam gauge. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. A measure. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. A standard of measure; measuring-rod. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. An instrument for measuring capacity or dimensions; a standard. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A measure; a standard of measure; the number of feet which a ship sinks in the water; the position of one vessel with respect to another, the weather-gauge being to weatherward, and the lee-gauge to leeward; a piece of hard wood variously notched, used to adjust the dimensions, slopes, &c., of the various sorts of letters; an instrument made to strike a line parallel to the straight side of a board; the distance between the rails, the broad gauge being 7 ft. and the narrow gauge 4 ft. 8 1/2 in. Sliding gauge, a tool used by mathematical instrument makers for measuring and setting off distances. Rain-gauge, an instrument for measuring the quantity of rain which falls at any given place. Sea-gauge, an instrument for finding the depth of the sea. Syphon-gauge, a gauge made in the form of a syphon, such as the steam-gauge, condenser-gauge, &c. Tide-gauge, an instrument for determining the height of the tides. Wind-gauge, an instrument for measuring the force of the wind on any given surface. Gauges, brass rings with handles, to find the diameter of all kinds of shot with expedition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. A measure; a standard of measure; on a railway, the distance between the rails, usually 4 feet 8 1/2 inches; a workman's tool; a mixture of certain stuff and plaster, used in finishing the best ceilings, and for mouldings. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for gauge

  1. It depended on mood, and this mood Di had not the experience to gauge – Miss Lulu Bett by Zona Gale
  2. He looked down at her with an expression she could not gauge – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
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