weather gauge

noun

Definition of weather gauge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

transitive verb

Definition of weather-gauge (Entry 2 of 2)

: to keep the weather gauge of

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History and Etymology for weather gauge

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 13 Jun. 2021.

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