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KK Pronunciation

〔 gedʒ 〕


〔 ɡeidʒ 〕

Overview of noun gauge

The noun gauge has 5 senses

  • gauge, gage -- (a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.)

  • gauge, standard of measurement -- (accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared)

  • gauge -- (the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train)

  • gauge -- (the thickness of wire)

  • bore, gauge, caliber, calibre -- (diameter of a tube or gun barrel)

Overview of verb gauge

The verb gauge has 6 senses

  • estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

  • gauge -- (rub to a uniform size; "gauge bricks")

  • gauge -- (determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; "gauge the wine barrels")

  • gauge -- (measure precisely and against a standard; "the wire is gauged")

  • gauge -- (adapt to a specified measurement; "gauge the instruments")

  • gauge -- (mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster")