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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gauge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gauged p. pr. & vb. n. Gauging ]  [Written also gage.]
 1. To measure or determine with a gauge.
 2. To measure or to ascertain the contents or the capacity of, as of a pipe, barrel, or keg.
 3. Mech. To measure the dimensions of, or to test the accuracy of the form of, as of a part of a gunlock.
    The vanes nicely gauged on each side.   --Derham.
 4. To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it, as cloth or a garment.
 5. To measure the capacity, character, or ability of; to estimate; to judge of.
 You shall not gauge me
 By what we do to-night.   --Shak.