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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A glove, cap, or other personal belonging cast on the ground to be taken up by an opponent as a pledge of combat

Usage examples (29)
  • I'd throw my gauntlet down, and you should give An answer to my gage in knightly sort.
  • Some old and many new applications use the advantages of thin gage laminations, both oriented and non-oriented.
  • Motors, generators, transformers and inductors are being designed to be more energy efficient by utilizing thin gage silicon-iron.
  • It is important that the pressure gage be accurate. for more
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  • They will "gauge" (measure) the sincerity of the "gage" (challenge to fight).
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