height gauge

noun

Definition of height gauge

1 : a gauge having a micrometer or a vernier scale for measuring heights
2 : a C-shaped metal device for measuring the foot-to-face height of printing type or mounted plates

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“Height gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/height%20gauge. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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