HyperDic: gauge

English > 11 senses of the word gauge:
NOUNartifactgauge, gagea measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
relationgauge, standard of measurementaccepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
attributegaugethe distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train
attributegaugethe thickness of wire
attributegauge, bore, caliber, calibrediameter of a tube or gun barrel
VERBcognitiongauge, estimate, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
contactgaugerub to a uniform size
communicationgaugedetermine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
changegaugemeasure precisely and against a standard
changegaugeadapt to a specified measurement
changegaugemix in specific proportions
gauge > pronunciation
Soundsgey'jh
Rhymesage ... wage: 25 rhymes with eyjh...
English > gauge: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc..
Synonymgage
Narroweranemometer, wind gauge, wind gageA gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
depth gauge, depth gageA gauge for measuring the depth of grooves or holes or other concavities
dipstickA graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
gasoline gauge, gasoline gage, gas gauge, gas gage, petrol gauge, petrol gagegauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
pressure gauge, pressure gagegauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure
rain gauge, rain gage, pluviometer, udometergauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
strain gauge, strain gageA gauge for measuring strain in a surface
surface gauge, surface gage, scribing blockgauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand
vacuum gauge, vacuum gageA gauge for indicating negative atmospheric pressure
water gauge, water gage, water glassgauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
wire gauge, wire gagegauge for measuring the diameter of wire
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Spanishindicador
Catalanindicador
Verbsgaugedetermine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
English > gauge: 11 senses > noun 2, relation
Meaningaccepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared.
Synonymstandard of measurement
Broaderstandard, criterion, measure, touchstoneA basis for comparison
Spanishmedida estándar
Verbsgaugemeasure precisely and against a standard
English > gauge: 11 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train.
Narrowerbroad gaugeA railroad track (or its width) broader than the standard 56.5 inches
narrow gaugeA railroad track (or its width) narrower than the standard 56.5 inches
standard gaugerailroad track having the standard width of 56.5 inches
Broaderdistance, lengthsize of the gap between two places
Spanishtrocha
English > gauge: 11 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe thickness of wire.
BroaderthicknessThe dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
Spanishcalibre
English > gauge: 11 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaningdiameter of a tube or gun barrel.
Synonymsbore, caliber, calibre
Broaderdiameter, diamThe length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
Spanishcalibre, diámetro, medida estándar
Catalancalibre
English > gauge: 11 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningjudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsestimate, approximate, guess, judge
Entailed bypunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
NarrowerassessEstimate the value of (property) for taxation
giveEstimate the duration or outcome / outcome of something
guesstimateEstimate based on a calculation
lowball, underestimatemake a deliberately low estimate
makecalculate as being
misgaugegauge something incorrectly or improperly
place, put, setEstimate
quantize, quantiseApproximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
reckon, counttake account of
truncateApproximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Spanishcalcular, echar, estimar, tasar
Catalanapreciar, calcular, taxar
English > gauge: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningrub to a uniform size.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"gauge bricks"
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
English > gauge: 11 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningDetermine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"gauge the wine barrels"
Broaderdetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
Nounsgaugea measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
English > gauge: 11 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningMeasure precisely and against a standard.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the wire is gauged"
Broaderquantify, measureExpress as a number or measure or quantity
Nounsgaugeaccepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
English > gauge: 11 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningadapt to a specified measurement.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"gauge the instruments"
Broaderstandardize, standardiseCause to conform to standard or norm
English > gauge: 11 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningmix in specific proportions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"gauge plaster"
Broaderblend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, mergemix together different elements

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