pressure gauge


Definition of pressure gauge 

: a gauge for indicating fluid pressure

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Rhodes' oil pressure gauge flashed red in the waning laps, indicating the engine could be on the verge of expiring. Fletcher Page, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville native Ben Rhodes takes NASCAR victory at Kentucky Speedway," 12 July 2018 The oil temperature gauge skyrocketed as the oil pressure gauge dropped. Perry Vandell, azcentral, "Pilot: 'It was completely quiet' before crash landing," 4 July 2018 An Iraqi oil technician checks a pressure gauge at the Nahr Bin Omar natural gas field, north of the southern Iraqi port of Basra. Christopher Alessi, WSJ, "Global Oil Stocks Fall to Three-Year Low, IEA Says," 16 May 2018 On a Sunday mid-afternoon In the height of the Argentinian winter, the game began and like many of the preceding finals the pressure gauge was ratcheted up to ten in the early minutes., "World Cup Countdown: 10 Weeks to Go - When Hosts Argentina Edged the Netherlands In a Classic Final," 14 Apr. 2018 Check your oil regularly and keep an eye on your oil pressure gauge throughout the trip. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "How to Prepare Your Car for a Road Trip in One Day," 18 Aug. 2016 One by one, as if on an assembly line, Mackie checks with a pressure gauge to see if the balls are filled to 12.5 to 13.5 pounds per square inch of pressure. Peter King,, "Game 150: The Test," 6 Dec. 2013 The fuel pressure gauge is glowing bright red, and water pressure is peaking. Mike Hembree, USA TODAY, "Future Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon a driving force in Fox broadcast booth," 9 Feb. 2018 Lance and a few members from her lab used blast simulation devices known as shock tubes to test the Tiny’s pressure gauges and other equipment in advance of the live explosives phase of the experiment. Evan Lubofsky, Smithsonian, "One Scientist May Have Finally Figured Out the Mystery of Why a Civil War Submarine Sank," 23 Aug. 2017

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1862, in the meaning defined above

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