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gauge

1. noun instrument2. noun diameter of gun barrel, wire etc3. noun thickness of sheet metal etc4. noun TRANSP width of railway track5. noun yardstick6. verb estimate, determine7. verb measure with an instrument 1 noun instrumenttomhsaire mascméadar masc1  c m uair gauge aerthomhsairefuel gauge treoir breoslaoil gauge treoir olatemperature gauge teochtmhéadar 2 noun diameter of gun barrel, wire etctomhas masc1  c m uthe needles come in different gauges tá na snáthaidí le fáil i dtomhais éagsúlawire gauge tomhas sreinge
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3 noun thickness of sheet metal etctomhas masc1  c m u 4 noun TRANSP width of railway trackleithead masc1  c m u 5 noun yardstickslat tomhais  c m usome economists use inflation as a gauge is é an boilsciú an tslat tomhais a bhíonn ag eacnamaithe áiritheexports are a good gauge of demand is bealach maith easpórtálacha leis an éileamh a mheas 6 verb estimate, determine TRANSITIVEmeas verb  c m utomhais verb  c m uit's hard to gauge public opinion is deacair dearcadh an phobail a mheasshe looked at him to gauge whether he was being serious bhreathnaigh sí air ag féachaint an raibh sé i ndáirírehe gauged how far the wall was from him rinne sé amach cá fhad uaidh a bhí an ballait was difficult to gauge the size of the waves bhí sé deacair méid na dtonnta a thomhas 7 verb measure with an instrument TRANSITIVEtomhais verb  c m uto gauge the temperature of sth teocht ruda a thomhas