water gage

noun

Definition of water gage

1 : an instrument for measuring the depth or quantity of water or for indicating the height of its surface especially in a steam boiler
2 : an instrument for measuring a moderate air pressure hydrostatically (as in a ventilating system)
3 : water pressure expressed in inches of height

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“Water gage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20gage. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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