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gauge

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡeɪdʒ/
JUDGING a way of judging something such as a situation or what someone thinks or feels: Street interviews aren't an accurate gauge of public opinion.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
MEASURING a method or piece of equipment that you use to measure something: a fuel gauge ToolsGardening toolsMeasurements in general
(Definition of gauge noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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