gauge englannista suomeksi
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A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard
- the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt
An act of measuring.
Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things
The distance between the rails of a railway.
Relative positions of two or more vessels with reference to the wind.
''A vessel has the weather gauge of another when on the windward side of it, and the lee gauge when on the lee side of it.''
The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water.
That part of a shingle, slate, or tile, which is exposed to the weather, when laid; also, one course of such shingles, slates, or tiles.
A unit of measurement which describes how many spheres of bore diameter of a shotgun can be had from one pound of lead; 12 gauge is roughly equivalent to .75 caliber.
2013, Destiny Patterson, Samantha Beckworth, Jennifer Proctor, ''Arose'' (page 150)
- Jenni didn't really look as though she fit in with the rest of the girls here, she had a nose piercing and angel bites, her long curly dark brown hair with red highlights was pulled back exposing gauges and many other ear piercings and a tattoo (..)
1971, ''Black Creation'' (volumes 3-6, page 53)
- (..) smoking gauge was a new phenomenon to Himes: “When I looked up after turning the corner, all the grimy facades seemed to be a blaze of bright colors, gold, scarlet, blue, green, like an array of peacocks. (..)
2000, Cynthia Palmer, Michael Horowitz, ''Sisters of the Extreme''
- When we settled, he said, “You've been smoking gauge, haven't you?”
To measure or determine with a gauge; to measure the capacity of.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
To mix (a quantity of ordinary plaster) with a quantity of of Paris.
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