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noun
Geology. a type of extensometer designed for geophysical use.
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Origin of strain gauge

First recorded in 1905鈥10
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strain gauge

noun
a device for measuring strain in a machine or other structure, usually consisting of a metal filament that is attached to it and receives the same strain. The strain can be measured by the change in the electrical properties of the filament
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