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gauging

verb
variants: also gaging
present participle of gauge

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1 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement
  • glance over the pattern and try to gauge how much fabric you'll need

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“Gauging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gauging. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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