Gauging
Gauge Gauge (g[=a]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gauged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gauging}] [OF. gaugier, F. jauger, cf. OF. gauge gauge, measuring rod, F. jauge; of uncertain origin; perh. fr. an assumed L. qualificare to determine the qualities of a thing (see {Qualify}); but cf. also F. jalon a measuring stake in surveying, and E. gallon.] [Written also {gage}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To measure or determine with a gauge. [1913 Webster]

2. To measure or to ascertain the contents or the capacity of, as of a pipe, barrel, or keg. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mech.) To measure the dimensions of, or to test the accuracy of the form of, as of a part of a gunlock. [1913 Webster]

The vanes nicely gauged on each side. --Derham. [1913 Webster]

4. To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it, as cloth or a garment. [1913 Webster]

5. To measure the capacity, character, or ability of; to estimate; to judge of. [1913 Webster]

You shall not gauge me By what we do to-night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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