weather gauge

1 of 2


: the position of a sailing ship to the windward of another that gives an advantage in maneuvering
: a superior position : advantage
got the weather gauge on him now


2 of 2

transitive verb

: to keep the weather gauge of

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Transitive verb

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“Weather gauge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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