vacuum gauge

noun

Definition of vacuum gauge

: a gauge indicating degree of rarefaction below atmospheric pressure

Examples of vacuum gauge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The agency said shortly after takeoff from DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, the pilot reported losing the vacuum gauge. USA TODAY, "Bei Bei goes bye-bye, human compost company, Confederate statue whisked away: News from around our 50 states," 21 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of vacuum gauge

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Vacuum gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacuum%20gauge. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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