lee gauge


noun Nautical.

See under gauge(def 17).

Definition for lee gauge (2 of 2)

gauge

[ geyj ]
/ geɪdʒ /

verb (used with object), gauged, gaug·ing.

noun

Also especially in technical use, gage.

Origin of gauge

1375–1425; late Middle English < Old North French (French jauge) < Germanic

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British Dictionary definitions for lee gauge

gauge

gage

/ (ɡeɪdʒ) /

verb (tr)

noun

adjective

(of a pressure measurement) measured on a pressure gauge that registers zero at atmospheric pressure; above or below atmospheric pressure5 bar gauge See also absolute (def. 10)

Derived Forms

gaugeable or gageable, adjectivegaugeably or gageably, adverb

Word Origin for gauge

C15: from Old Northern French, probably of Germanic origin
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