also gage n 1 a : measurement according to some standard or system b : the dimensions or extent of something 2 : an instrument for or a means of measuring or testing 3 : the diameter of a slender object (as a hypodermic needle)
also gage vt, gauged also gaged gaug*ing also gag*ing 1 a : to measure exactly b : to determine the capacity or contents of 2 a : to check for conformity to specifications or limits b : to measure off or set out .
Similar sounding terms: cage gage gouge KJ
Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. © 1997-2020.