star gauge


Definition of star gauge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an instrument for measuring bore diameters that consists of a long rod having a micrometer handle and a head fitted to receive adjustable radial steel points
2 : a count of the stars visible in standard areas in different portions of the heavens


transitive verb

Definition of star-gauge (Entry 2 of 2)

: to measure with a star gauge

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“Star gauge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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