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wire gauge

noun
1.
a gauge calibrated for determining the diameter of wire.
Origin of wire gauge
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35
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wire-gauge

noun
1.
a flat plate with slots in which standard wire sizes can be measured
2.
a standard system of sizes for measuring the diameters of wires
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