Gauge - in Measurement

In Measurement

• Gauge (instrument), any of a variety of measuring instruments
• For gauges on a car dashboard, see Dashboard items
• Gauge blocks, metal blocks of precisely known length, used in measuring
• Gauge (bore diameter), the diameter of a shotgun barrel
• Wire gauge, a measurement of the cross-sectional area of a wire
• American wire gauge, a measurement of diameter of a wire
• Stubs Iron Wire Gauge, which corresponds to the diameter of a hypodermic needle
• Unit of thickness used for thin plastics; 1 gauge = 1/100 mil = 1/100,000 inch = 25.4/100000 millimetre = 0.254 micrometre
• Sheet metal gauge, thickness of metal in sheet form
• Sight glass or water gauge for measuring liquid level heights in storage tanks and pressure vessels
• Boost gauge, a gauge used in conjunction with turbo-super-chargers
• Pressure gauge or vacuum gauge (see pressure measurement)
• Stream gauge for measuring height and discharge of a river or stream
• The size of wire used in making jewelry: see Jewelry wire gauge
• The thickness of body jewelry, regardless of material: see Body jewelry sizes
• Film gauge, a physical property of film stock which defines its size
• ANOVA gauge R&R, a statistical tool to measure variation arising from the measurement device and its operators
• Air core gauge, a type of rotary actuator often used in automotive instruments
• Needle gauge for comparing outer diameter of medical needles

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