# gauge definition

• noun:
• a typical or scale of dimension.
• a typical measurement, quantity, or ability.
• An instrument for measuring or testing.
• A means of estimating or evaluating; a test: a gauge of personality. See Synonyms at standard.
• Nautical The position of a vessel concerning another vessel in addition to wind.
• the exact distance involving the two rails of a railroad.
• The distance between two rims on an axle.
• the inner diameter of a shotgun barrel as based on how many lead balls of a size precisely installing the barrel which are required to make one-pound. Often found in combination: a 12-gauge shotgun.
• the quantity of plaster of Paris combined with typical plaster to speed setting of mixture.
• Thickness or diameter, since sheet steel or line.
• The fineness of knitted cloth as determined by the number of loops per 1 1/2 inches.
• A measure; a regular of measure; a musical instrument to find out dimensions, length, or ability; a regular
• An act of measuring.
• Any tool for ascertaining or managing the particular level, condition, measurements or types of things; as, a rain gauge; a steam gauge.
• A thickness of sheet steel or line designated by some of several numbering systems.
• The distance between your rails of a railway.
• A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all or any vectors in a vector room.
• the sheer number of stitches per inches, centimetre, or any other unit of length.
• A measure; a typical of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or ability; a regular.
• Measure; dimensions; estimate.
• Any instrument for ascertaining or managing the dimensions or kinds of things; a templet or template.
• Any instrument or device for calculating the state of a phenomenon, and for ascertaining its numerical elements at any time; -- usually put on some specific tool
• Relative positions of several vessels with reference to the wind.
• The depth that a vessel sinks in liquid.
• the exact distance involving the rails of a railway.
• The quantity of plaster of Paris used with common plaster to accelerate its setting.
• That element of a shingle, slate, or tile, which can be subjected to the elements, when set; additionally, one span of such shingles, slates, or tiles.
• etc. See gage, etc.
• the depth of wire
• a measuring instrument for measuring and suggesting a quantity for instance the width of line or the level of rainfall etc.
• the distance amongst the rails of a railway or involving the tires of a train
• diameter of a tube or gun barrel
• accepted or authorized instance or illustration of a quantity or quality against which other individuals are judged or assessed or compared
• verb-transitive:
• To measure specifically.
• To determine the ability, amount, or items of.
• to gauge or judge: gauge a person's capability.
• To adjust to a specified dimension.
• to combine (plaster) in particular proportions.
• To chip or wipe (bricks or stones) to size.
• determine or figure out with a gauge.
• To measure or even determine the contents or the capability of, as of a pipe, barrel, or keg.
• To measure the dimensions of, or even test the accuracy regarding the form of, as of part of a gunlock.
• to-draw into equidistant collects by running a thread through it, as cloth or a garment.
• determine the ability, character, or ability of; to estimate; to judge of.
• verb:
• determine or determine generally with a gauge; determine the capability, personality, or ability of; to calculate; to guage of.
• determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by dimension and calculation
• measure properly and against a typical
• scrub to a uniform size
• blend in specific proportions
• judge tentatively or develop an estimate of (quantities or time)
• adjust to a specified measurement

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