pressure gauge

noun
  1. an instrument for measuring the pressure of a gas or liquid.
  2. an instrument used to determine the pressure in the bore or chamber of a gun when the charge explodes.

Origin of pressure gauge

First recorded in 1860–65
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pressure gauge

noun
  1. any instrument for measuring fluid pressureSee also Bourdon gauge, manometer
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