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41 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • gauge n. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard.
  • gauge n. An act of measuring.
  • gauge n. An estimate.
  • gauge n. Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things.
  • gauge n. A thickness of sheet metal or wire designated by any of several numbering schemes.
  • gauge n. (Rail transport) Ellipsis of track gauge.
  • gauge n. (Rail transport) Ellipsis of loading gauge.
  • gauge n. (Mathematics, mathematical analysis) A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all…
  • gauge n. (Knitting) The number of stitches per inch, centimetre, or other unit of distance.
  • gauge n. (Nautical) Relative positions of two or more vessels with reference to the wind.
  • gauge n. (Nautical) The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water.
  • gauge n. (Plastering) The quantity of plaster of Paris used with common plaster to make it set more quickly.
  • gauge n. That part of a shingle, slate, or tile, which is exposed to the weather, when laid; also, one course…
  • gauge n. (Firearms) A unit of measurement which describes how many spheres of bore diameter of a shotgun can…
  • gauge n. (US, slang, by extension) A shotgun (synecdoche for 12 gauge shotgun, the most common chambering for…
  • gauge n. A tunnel-like ear piercing consisting of a hollow ring embedded in the lobe.
  • gauge n. (Slang, uncountable) Cannabis.
  • gauge v. (Transitive) To measure or determine with a gauge; to measure the capacity of.
  • gauge v. (Transitive) To estimate.
  • gauge v. (Transitive) To appraise the character or ability of; to judge of.
  • gauge v. (Textile, transitive) To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it.
  • gauge v. (Transitive) To mix (a quantity of ordinary plaster) with a quantity of plaster of Paris.
  • gauge v. (Transitive) To chip, hew or polish (stones, bricks, etc) to a standard size and/or shape.
  • Gauge prop.n. A male given name.
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Middle english
    • gauge n. A customary measurement or scale.
  • Old french
    • gauge n. Alternative form of jauge.
    • gaugé v. Past participle of gauger.
— English words, defined in French —
  • gauge n. Jauge (instrument de mesure).
  • gauge n. (Chemin de fer) Écartement des rails.
  • gauge v. Jauger, apprécier, estimer, taxer, évaluer.
— English words, defined in Portuguese —
  • gauge s. Bitola, tamanho, grossura, dimensão, calibre.
  • gauge v. Medir, estimar, avaliar.
— English word, defined in Italian —
  • gauge s. Calibro.
— In French —
  • gauge v. Première personne du singulier de l’indicatif présent de gauger.
  • gauge v. Troisième personne du singulier de l’indicatif présent de gauger.
  • gauge v. Première personne du singulier du subjonctif présent de gauger.
  • gauge v. Troisième personne du singulier du subjonctif présent de gauger.
  • gauge v. Deuxième personne du singulier de l’impératif de gauger.
  • gaugé v. Participe passé masculin singulier du verbe gauger.
— In Portuguese —
  • gauge s. O mesmo que calibre.
— In Italian —
  • gauge s. (Forestierismo) (fisica) unità di misura di diametro, usata…
167 English words from 27 English definitions

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13 English words from 14 foreign definitions

Bitola calibre Chemin␣de␣fer des fer gauger instrument masculin passé Première que rails taxer

1 foreign word from 27 English definitions


40 foreign words from 14 foreign definitions

apprécier avaliar Calibro Chemin de␣fer Deuxième Deuxième␣personne diametro dimensão Écartement estimar estimer évaluer fisica Forestierismo grossura impératif indicatif instrument␣de␣mesure Jauge Jauger Medir mesmo mesure misura Participe Participe␣passé personne Première␣personne présent singulier subjonctif subjonctif␣présent tamanho Troisième Troisième␣personne unità unità␣di␣misura usata verbe

28 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

gauged gauger Gauger gauges gaugeon gaugers Gaugers gaugest gaugeth gaugeons gaugeable gauge␣cock gaugelike gauge␣block gauge␣boson gauge␣cocks gauge␣ghost gauge␣glass gaugership gauge␣blocks gauge␣bosons gauge␣ghosts gaugerships gauge␣theory gauge␣glasses gauge␣pressure gauge␣theories gauge-restricted

50 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

regauged regauges ungauged gas␣gauges misgauged misgauges dial␣gauges downgauged downgauges fuel␣gauges line␣gauges pear␣gauges rail␣gauges raingauges rain␣gauges ring␣gauges star␣gauges tide␣gauges tire␣gauges tyre␣gauges wind␣gauges alarm␣gauges broad␣gauges cream␣gauges mixed␣gauges paper␣gauges track␣gauges ungaugeable water␣gauges feeler␣gauges liquor␣gauges McLeod␣gauges narrow␣gauges Pirani␣gauges rubber␣gauges strain␣gauges vacuum␣gauges Coulomb␣gauges crusher␣gauges loading␣gauges Lorentz␣gauges marking␣gauges Penning␣gauges pressure␣gauges Johansson␣gauges perforation␣gauges tire-pressure␣gauges tyre-pressure␣gauges break-of-gauge␣station break-of-gauge␣stations

60 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

regauge gas␣gauge langauge lee␣gauge misgauge dial␣gauge downgauge fuel␣gauge gyrogauge line␣gauge pear␣gauge rail␣gauge raingauge rain␣gauge ring␣gauge star␣gauge tide␣gauge tire␣gauge tyre␣gauge wind␣gauge alarm␣gauge broad-gauge broad␣gauge cream␣gauge metre-gauge metre␣gauge mixed␣gauge multigauge paper␣gauge supergauge track␣gauge water␣gauge feeler␣gauge liquor␣gauge McLeod␣gauge narrow-gauge narrow␣gauge Pirani␣gauge rubber␣gauge strain␣gauge stream␣gauge vacuum␣gauge break␣of␣gauge Coulomb␣gauge crusher␣gauge loading␣gauge Lorentz␣gauge marking␣gauge Penning␣gauge Russian␣gauge +10 words

5 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

aug Aug Aug. gau Gau

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)


One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)


7 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)

-agogue gangue gauged gauger Gauger gauges Gurage

6 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

ague gage Gage GAGE gaue guga

11 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

gadge galge gange Gange Garge gauje gause Gause gauze gouge Gouge

4 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

gage Gage GAGE gaue

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