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gauge

verb [T] uk ( US also gage)   /ɡeɪdʒ/ us  

gauge verb [T] (MEASURE)

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.

gauge verb [T] (JUDGE)

to make a judgment about something, usually people's feelings: A poll was conducted to gauge consumers' attitudes. [+ question word] It's difficult to gauge how they'll react.

gauge

noun uk ( US also gage)   /ɡeɪdʒ/ us  

gauge noun (MEASURE)

[C] a device for measuring the amount or size of something: a fuel/rain/temperature gauge [C] a device used to measure the pressure of the air in a tyre: a tyre gauge [C] specialized engineering the distance between the rails (= the two long metal bars attached to the ground) on a railway line: a narrow-gauge/standard-gauge railway [C] specialized engineering the thickness of something, especially metal or wire [C] specialized US ( UK bore) engineering the space inside a pipe or tube, or the diameter of (= measurement across) this space: a narrow gauge a gauge of 16 millimetres

gauge noun (JUDGING)

[S] a way of judging or showing something, especially how successful or popular something is: The fact that the play has transferred to New York is a gauge of its success.
(Definition of gauge verb, noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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