gauge

[ geyj ]
/ geɪdʒ /
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verb (used with object), gauged, gaug·ing.

noun


Nearby words

  1. gaudí i cornet,
  2. gaudí i cornet, antonio,
  3. gauffer,
  4. gauffering,
  5. gaugamela,
  6. gauge boson,
  7. gauge theory,
  8. gauger,
  9. gauguin,
  10. gauguin, paul

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 regauge

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 Formsgaugeable or gageable, adjectivegaugeably or gageably, adverb

Word Origin for gauge

C15: from Old Northern French, probably of Germanic origin

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Word Origin and History for regauge
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