water gauge

wa·ter gauge
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er geyj]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər geɪdʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er geyj]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər geɪdʒ/

Definitions of water gauge words

  • noun water gauge any device for indicating the height of water in a reservoir, tank, boiler, or other vessel. 1
  • noun water gauge an instrument that indicates the presence or the quantity of water in a tank, reservoir, or boiler feed 0
  • noun water gauge a gauge for measuring the level or flow of water in a stream or channel 0
  • noun water gauge a device, as a glass tube, that shows the water level in a tank, boiler, etc. 0
  • noun water gauge A glass columnwhich displays water levels. 0

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Origin of water gauge

First appearance:

before 1700
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1700-10

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Parts of speech for Water gauge


water gauge popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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