broad-gauged
adjective see broad-gauge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • broad-gauged — adjective see broad gage 2 * * * broad gauged «BRD GAYJD», adjective. = broad gauge. (Cf. ↑broad gauge) …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad gauge — n. a width, between the rails of a railroad, greater than standard gauge (56.5 in, or 143.5 cm) broad gauge adj. broad gauged …   English World dictionary

  • broad-gauge — adjective see broad gage 2 * * * /brawd gayj /, adj. 1. Railroads. of or pertaining to equipment designed for a railroad having track of a broad gauge: broad gauge rolling stock. 2. of wide scope, application, or experience: broad gauge efforts… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. wide; widespread, extensive; marked (as an accent); sweeping, comprehensive; liberal, tolerant. See breadth, liberality, generality, impurity.Ant., narrow. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Physically… …   English dictionary for students

  • broad-gauge — /brawd gayj /, adj. 1. Railroads. of or pertaining to equipment designed for a railroad having track of a broad gauge: broad gauge rolling stock. 2. of wide scope, application, or experience: broad gauge efforts to improve the health of our… …   Universalium

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  • broad-gage — adjective or broad gaged ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ 1. : having a broad gage 2. usually broad gauge or broad gauged : of wide scope …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-gauge — or broad gauged adjective Date: 1858 1. wide in area or scope < a broad gauge effort > 2. comprehensive in outlook, range, or capability < a broad gauge statesman > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • broad gauge — /brɔd ˈgeɪdʒ/ (say brawd gayj) noun See gauge (def. 13). Also, broad gage. –broad gauged, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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