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gaging definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of gage.
    • provide participle of gage.
    • Present participle of gage.
    • Present participle of gage.
  • noun:
    • the skill of calculating because of the gaging-rod; a method of ascertaining the capability of a hollow receptacle, but particularly the fluid content of a cask or similar vessel, through a graduated scale.
    • In coal-mining, a little embankment or heap of slack or rubbish, made at the entrance to a heading, as a means of fencing it well.
    • In needlework, the process of puckering a fabric through gathering-threads arranged in synchronous rows; the work so done.
    • Calcined gypsum added to plaster to regulate its rate of setting or hardening.
    • the skill of measuring by the gaging-rod; an approach of ascertaining the capability of a hollow receptacle, but especially the liquid content of a cask or comparable vessel, by way of a graduated scale.
    • In coal-mining, a little embankment or heap of slack or rubbish, made on entrance to a heading, as a way of fencing it well.
    • In needlework, the entire process of puckering a fabric in the form of gathering-threads organized in parallel rows; the work so done.
    • Calcined gypsum put into plaster to regulate its price of environment or solidifying.
    • The art of measuring by the gaging-rod; an approach of ascertaining the capacity of a hollow receptacle, but especially the fluid content of a cask or similar vessel, through a graduated scale.
    • In coal-mining, a small embankment or heap of slack or rubbish, made on entry to a heading, as a way of fencing it off.
    • In needlework, the process of puckering a fabric through gathering-threads arranged in synchronous rows; the job so done.
    • Calcined gypsum added to plaster to modify its rate of setting or solidifying.
    • the skill of measuring by the gaging-rod; a way of ascertaining the capability of a hollow receptacle, but especially the liquid content of a cask or similar vessel, through a graduated scale.
    • In coal-mining, a little embankment or heap of slack or rubbish, made on entrance to a heading, as a means of fencing it well.
    • In needlework, the entire process of puckering a fabric in the form of gathering-threads organized in synchronous rows; the task so done.
    • Calcined gypsum added to plaster to manage its price of setting or hardening.
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