weather gauge

1 of 2

noun

1
: the position of a sailing ship to the windward of another that gives an advantage in maneuvering
2
: a superior position : advantage
got the weather gauge on him now

weather-gauge

2 of 2

transitive verb

: to keep the weather gauge of

Word History

Etymology

Noun

weather entry 2

Transitive verb

weather gauge

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“Weather gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather%20gauge. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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