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1

gauge

noun

Medical Definition of gauge

  1. 1a:  measurement according to some standard or systemb:  the dimensions or extent of something

  2. 2:  an instrument for or a means of measuring or testing

  3. 3:  the diameter of a slender object (as a hypodermic needle)



Variants of gauge

also gage \ˈgāj\play

2

gauge

transitive verb

Medical Definition of gauge

gauged also gaged; gauging also gaging

  1. 1a:  to measure exactlyb:  to determine the capacity or contents of

  2. 2a:  to check for conformity to specifications or limitsb:  to measure off or set out



Variants of gauge

also gage


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