Verb: gauge geyj
Noun: gauge geyj
- Form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I gauge this chicken to weigh three pounds";
- estimate, approximate, guess, judge
- Rub to a uniform size
- Determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
"gauge the wine barrels"
- Measure precisely and against a standard
"the wire is gauged"
- Adapt to a specified measurement
"gauge the instruments"
- Mix in specific proportions
- A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
- gage [N. Amer]
- Accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
- standard of measurement
- The distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train
- The thickness of wire
- Diameter of a tube or gun barrel
- bore, caliber [US], calibre [Brit, Cdn]
Sounds like: gates, gaauge
Derived forms: gauging, gauges, gauged
Type of: ascertain, blend, calculate, cipher, coalesce, combine, commingle, compute, conflate, criterion, cypher, determine, diam, diameter, distance, figure [N. Amer], find, find out, flux, fuse, immix, length, measure, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, meld, merge, mix, quantify, quantitate, reckon, rub, standard, standardise [Brit], standardize, thickness, touchstone, work out
Encyclopedia: Gauge, inc