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Definition of gauge, meaning of gauge


gauge (plural gauges)

  1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard.
  2. Measure; dimensions; estimate.
  3. Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the dimensions or forms of things; a templet or template; as, a button maker"s gauge.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water.
  7. The distance between the rails of a railway.
  8. The quantity of plaster of Paris used with common plaster to accelerate its setting.
  9. 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.
  10. (analysis) a semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all vectors in a vector space.

5 letters in word "gauge": A E G G U.

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