gauge

All Noun Verb
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  • The standard gauge used throughout much of the world is due to him.
  • Through operation was not yet possible because the two companies had different track gauges.
  • However, all three gauges were still the same as in the previous two years.
  • But immediately he had gauged her as one of his wife's own kind. Cited from Broken to the Plow, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • All gauges can be divided into four main types, independent of their actual use.
  • In its application to life, its future development can by no means be gauged. Cited from The Jew And Other Stories, by Ivan Turgenev
  • While the global community has always gauged industry success by box office sales.
  • Ireland then had three gauges, and the new standard would be a fourth.
  • The two lines use different gauges, and there is no physical connection between them.
  • And because these languages were written it would be easy to gauge the rate of change.
  • Once that same look had been raised to him, and he had gauged its meaning. Cited from Waifs and Strays, etc, by O Henry Pt 1
  • At gauges of and less, the track is commonly raised above ground level.
  • Any of the above rain gauges can be made at home, with enough know-how.
  • A long time passed -- how long he had no means of gauging. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Had he not gauged life and love and friendship at their true value years ago? Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • Model trains are built to represent either a real train of standard or narrow gauge.
  • Will he only saw and gauged as the rest of the world. Cited from Children of the Mist, by Eden Phillpotts
  • It was the school-boy side of his nature she had gauged. Cited from Peggy Stewart at School, by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • A gauge railway was used on the English side during construction.
  • She has worked in all gauges as the technology has changed.
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Meaning of gauge

  • noun A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • noun Accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
  • noun The distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train
  • noun The thickness of wire
  • verb Rub to a uniform size
    gauge bricks
  • verb Determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
    gauge the wine barrels
  • verb Measure precisely and against a standard
    the wire is gauged
  • verb Adapt to a specified measurement
    gauge the instruments
  • verb Mix in specific proportions
    gauge plaster