Translation of "gauge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

gauge

verb [ T ] US also gage uk /ɡeɪdʒ/ us /ɡeɪdʒ/
MEASURE 测量

to calculate an amount, especially by using a measuring device

(尤指用测量仪器)测量,计量,测算
Use a thermometer to gauge the temperature. 用温度计测量一下温度。
I tried to gauge (= guess) the weight of the box. 我试图估量一下箱子有多重。
JUDGE 判断

to make a judgment about something, usually people's feelings

判定,判断(通常指人的感受)
A poll was conducted to gauge consumers' attitudes. 为了摸清消费者的看法,进行了一次民意调查。
[ + question word ] It's difficult to gauge how they'll react. 很难判断他们会作何反应。
noun US also gage uk /ɡeɪdʒ/ us /ɡeɪdʒ/
MEASURE 测量

[ C ] a device for measuring the amount or size of something

测量仪器;测量仪表
a fuel/rain/temperature gauge 燃料表/雨量计/温度计

[ C ] a device used to measure the pressure of the air in a tyre

(汽车)胎压计
a tyre gauge 胎压计

[ C ] specialized engineering the distance between the rails (= the two long metal bars attached to the ground) on a railway line

(铁轨)轨距
a narrow-gauge/standard-gauge railway 窄轨距/标准轨距铁轨

[ C ] specialized engineering the thickness of something, especially metal or wire

(尤指金属板的)厚度;(尤指金属丝的)直径

[ C ] specialized US UK bore engineering the space inside a pipe or tube, or the diameter of (= measurement across) this space

内径,口径
a narrow gauge 窄口径
a gauge of 16 millimetres 16毫米的口径
JUDGING 判断

[ S ] a way of judging or showing something, especially how successful or popular something is

(尤指对是否成功或受欢迎的)评判方法,判断方法
The fact that the play is being performed on Broadway is a gauge of its success. 该剧转往纽约演出,从这一点就可以判定它是很成功的。
suffix / -ɡeɪdʒ/ / -ɡeɪdʒ/ mainly US UK usually -bore

used in adjectives to express the width of the space inside a cylinder, especially the inside of a gun barrel (= part shaped like a tube)

…口径的,…内膛的
a twelve-gauge shotgun 口径为12毫米的猎枪

(Translation of “gauge” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)