water gauge

noun

Definition of water gauge

: an instrument to measure or find the depth or quantity of water or to indicate the height of its surface especially in a steam boiler

First Known Use of water gauge

1686, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of water gauge was in 1686

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“Water gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20gauge. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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