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English definition of “gauge”

gauge

verb [T] (MEASURE) (US also gage)     /ɡeɪdʒ/
to calculate an amount, especially by using a measuring device: Use a thermometer to gauge the temperature. I tried to gauge (= guess) the weight of the box.Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionWeighing and measuring
(Definition of gauge verb (MEASURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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