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  • n. Plural form of gauge.


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  • Please tell us about Australian rail gauges, rain gauges, brain gauges, anything you like.

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  • But a minor criticism, shotguns are measured in gauges, rifles are measured in caliber or millimeters.

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  • During experiments, strain gauges are attached to the deflection arms to measure the amount of movement caused by friction.

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  • It had strain gauges permanently applied to the barrel in strategic points, and a regulator that would pump the right amount of water into a sleeve around the barrel.

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  • "These short-term gauges -- the 2-year swap and the Libor indicators -- are essential for any lasting thaw in the credit markets, as improvements on these fronts would clearly indicate that concerns about near-term risks are subsiding," Mr. Crescenzi wrote in a research note.

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  • By monitoring a network of seventy-five rain gauges and several piezometers (which measure pore pressure in the water table), the

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  • More broadly, the designation gauges the ability of U.S. utility companies to complement power delivery with the powers of persuasion in fostering corporate investment in their territories.

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  • Many sunscreens safeguard the skin only from UVB rays, which also cause skin cancers and generate sunburns on the surface of the skin: In fact, the SPF factor on a label only gauges protection from UVB rays.

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  • The gauges are a constantly-illuminated bright white on a blue-purple background; the dash curves sharply backward from the front passengers, and the emergency brake handle pulls almost vertically up, with a very ergonomic feel devoid of mechanical brusqueness.

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  • JACKI SCHECHNER, CNN INTERNET REPORTER: Wolf I wanted to show you this cool tool online, this is a U.S. geological survey and they keep track of all this water using things called gauges in rivers and streams.

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