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  • v. Present participle of gauge.
  • n. The addition of various materials to lime mortar
  • n. A shirring.


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  • What measurement do you propose to use in gauging “possible deaths?”

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  • Providing the rate of occurrence assists people who care by giving them accurate information in gauging how common a practice is.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sex Education, Dirty Words, and the Due Process Clause

  • This cult of personality has little or no interest in gauging principles; it is rooted in a nearly religious adherence to a personality.

    Bishop Thomas Tobin!

  • Not only in gauging initial interest in the basic idea, but I also keep going back and having a read through that half a page every now and again while I'm writing, just to remind myself of the overall direction the book was supposed to take.

    The Constant Journey

  • As unpopular as the statistic became, we have always viewed estimates of purchasing power parity (PPP) useful as a first step in gauging a currency's risk.

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  • My experience is limited in gauging economic levels in Mexico (or elsewhere).

    Recently Returned from Morelia

  • Individually they make it their business to find out what the people want or will stand for and the measure of their success in gauging the sentiment of the people is attested by the large number of successful, professional office holders who cling to their seats year after year in our national parliament.

    Democracy Reawakening

  • That’s why polls should never be a major factor in gauging one’s performance.

    CNN Poll: Independents disapprove of Obama

  • Bush after those failures (and their costs) had been revealed are a necessary and appropriate factor in gauging Republicans’ credibility.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Polling on the Court

  • Nor do I think it’s just a function of this administration’s unique incompetence that there doesn’t seem to have been a huge amount of interest in gauging the performance of the programs thus funded.

    For Bush Before They Were Against Him


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