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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A standard for measuring size or thickness. Also: Any device for measuring something.

Usage examples (35)
  • Every mind is not a gauge and measure of truth.
  • gauge plaster
  • gauge bricks
  • gauge the instruments for more
Tutoring comment
  • They will "gauge" (measure) the sincerity of the "gage" (challenge to fight).
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