standard gage

noun

Definition of standard gage

1a : a template, pattern, or other instrument for gauging the dimensions or shape of standardized parts
2 : a railroad gage of 4 feet 8¹/₂ inches

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First Known Use of standard gage

1871, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Standard gage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/standard%20gage. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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