pressure gauge

noun

Definition of pressure gauge

: a gauge for indicating fluid pressure

Examples of pressure gauge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The super-portable AstroAI digital tire pressure gauge is a key tool to have in your car to check how much air is in your tires. Billy Cadden, Popular Science, "Car gear for the person who might love their car more than you," 19 Aug. 2019 Norwood paid Cincinnati $120,000 to repair to water lines around the city including the replacement of valves and pressure gauges. Chris Mayhew, Cincinnati.com, "Norwood drinking water: Storage tanks fixed, but Ohio EPA wants a long-term solution," 23 Dec. 2019 Check for leaks each year and make sure that the pressure gauge is within a normal range—this is the best sign of its usability. Country Living Staff, Country Living, "How to Use Your Fire Extinguisher the Right Way," 1 Nov. 2019 And with Thanksgiving only three weeks away, don't forget to inspect your fire extinguisher for any signs of corrosion, missing pull-pins, and/or changes in the pressure gauge. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Why You Need to Check Your Smoke Detectors During Daylight Saving," 2 Nov. 2018 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. SI.com, "World Cup Countdown: 10 Weeks to Go - When Hosts Argentina Edged the Netherlands In a Classic Final," 14 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pressure gauge

1862, in the meaning defined above

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1 Feb 2020

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“Pressure gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressure%20gauge. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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