wire gauge


noun

a gauge calibrated for determining the diameter of wire.

Nearby words

  1. wire brush,
  2. wire cloth,
  3. wire cutter,
  4. wire entanglement,
  5. wire fraud,
  6. wire gauze,
  7. wire glass,
  8. wire grass,
  9. wire house,
  10. wire netting

Origin of wire gauge

First recorded in 1825–35

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