no-go gage


Definition of no-go gage

: a limit gage that will not go in or on the part being tested or will not screw on more than a given number of turns — compare go gage

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History and Etymology for no-go gage

no-go, from the phrase no go

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“No-go gage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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