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- Gauge (instrument), any of a variety of measuring instruments
- For gauges on a car dashboard, see Dashboard items
- Gauge blocks, metal blocks of precisely known length, used in measuring
- Gauge (bore diameter), the diameter of a shotgun barrel
- Wire gauge, a measurement of the cross-sectional area of a wire
- Unit of thickness used for thin plastics; 1 gauge = 1/100 mil = 1/100,000 inch = 25.4/100000 millimetre = 0.254 micrometre
- Sheet metal gauge, thickness of metal in sheet form
- Sight glass, also known as a water gauge, for measuring liquid level heights in storage tanks and pressure vessels
- Boost gauge, a gauge used in conjunction with turbo-super-chargers
- Pressure gauge or vacuum gauge (see pressure measurement)
- Stream gauge for measuring height and discharge of a river or stream
- Film gauge, a physical property of film stock which defines its size
- ANOVA gauge R&R, a statistical tool to measure variation arising from the measurement device and its operators
- Air core gauge, a type of rotary actuator often used in automotive instruments
- Needle gauge for comparing outer diameter of medical needles
Mathematics and physics
- Track gauge, the distance between the two rails forming a railway track
- Loading gauge, the maximum width and height of vehicles (engines, loaded wagons, etc.).
- Structure gauge, the minimum size of bridges, tunnels, platforms, etc.
- always bigger than loading gauge
- Axle load, the weight that an axle exerts on track
- Variable gauge, system to allow railway vehicles to travel across a break of gauge
- Gauge, Inc., a manufacturer of microphones and audio accessories
- Gauge (knitting), the number of stitches in a given length
- Change of gauge (aviation), when an aircraft type changes at a stopping point of a direct flight
- Gauge (actress), American pornographic actress
- Gauge (band), post-hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, USA
- 12 Gauge, a Canadian country music group (see Emerson Drive)
- 12 Gauge (rapper), a 1990s rapper from Augusta, Georgia, USA
- Gauge, the size of objects used to stretch ear piercings
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- "English pronunciation of “gauge”". Cambridge Dictionaries Online. Retrieved 2015-07-02.