1. A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc. (synset 103434198)
  2. Accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared (synset 113876298)
  3. The distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train (synset 105137293)
  4. The thickness of wire (synset 105110730)
  5. Diameter of a tube or gun barrel (synset 105110583)
  1. Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) (synset 200674352)
    "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
  2. Rub to a uniform size (synset 201252938)
    "gauge bricks"
  3. Determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation (synset 200921395)
    "gauge the wine barrels"
  4. Measure precisely and against a standard (synset 200491221)
    "the wire is gauged"
  5. Adapt to a specified measurement (synset 200469029)
    "gauge the instruments"
  6. Mix in specific proportions (synset 200396489)
    "gauge plaster"

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