gauge British English spelling but is sometimes accepted as American spelling Australian spelling

gauge - noun

  • a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
  • 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

  • gauge - verb

    • judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    • rub to a uniform size
    • determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
    • measure precisely and against a standard
    • adapt to a specified measurement
    • mix in specific proportions

    gauge - thesaurus

    approximate   bore   caliber American English spelling American English spelling   calibre British English spelling Australian spelling   estimate   gage American English spelling American English spelling   guess   judge  

    Scrabble score for gauge

    g is 2 a is 1 u is 1 g is 2 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 7

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