pressure gauge

noun

: a gauge for indicating fluid pressure

Examples of pressure gauge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep in Mind The kit doesn't include a pressure gauge, and the tire pump is too small to conveniently serve as your main bicycle pump. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Jan. 2024 Related Stories Turns out Singer’s internal pressure gauge redlined on the Reptile set. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Sep. 2023 Keep an eye on the pressure gauge for consistent extractions. WIRED, 30 June 2023 This Craftsman has pressure gauges for both the tank and the outlet plus an auto-safe valve that has a manual function as well. Nor'adila Hepburn, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 June 2023 Other features include a roll cage for superior protection, large pressure gauges, a power cord wrap, and two universal couplers for running two tools. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 25 Apr. 2023 Thing is, the difference between too little and too much can be as small as a couple of PSI, which is why a pressure gauge is a must-have tool. Mike Levy, Outside Online, 19 Feb. 2023 Something akin to the $1 Demon Crate from 2018 with its hydraulic floor jack, impact wrench, torque wrench, tire-pressure gauge, fender cover, and matching skinny front wheels designed for the drag strip. Jack Fitzgerald, Car and Driver, 13 Feb. 2023 Here’s a quick, accurate way to calculate the water pressure in your home: Purchase a pressure gauge, which will run you about $10. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 16 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pressure gauge was in 1862

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“Pressure gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressure%20gauge. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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