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gauge in Measurement topic

gaugegauge2 ●○○ verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 MEASUREto judge how people feel about something or what they are likely to dogauge whether/what/how etc πŸ”Š It is difficult to gauge what the other party’s next move will be. πŸ”Š I looked at Chris, trying to gauge his reaction.2 TMto measure or calculate something by using a particular instrument or method πŸ”Š The thermostat will gauge the temperature and control the heat.β†’ See Verb table
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gaugeβ€’ If champions are gauged by their ability to win tough fights, Marco Antonio Barrera has quite a future.β€’ When all the figures are available, it should be possible to gauge how much we'll need to spend.β€’ They hope to find ways to gauge the effectiveness of drug rehab programs.β€’ Use a combination square to gauge the location and depth of the cutout.β€’ He is testing, trying to gauge the mind of the jury.β€’ Recent polls have gauged the president's support at 85% or more.β€’ Bingham says they're ones for the future but how can we gauge their potential on a substitutes' bench.β€’ Pieper tried and failed to get hold of the outfits to brief them and to gauge their reaction.β€’ She stands there tapping that thermometer against her wrist watch, eyes whirring while she tries to gauge this new man.β€’ Indeed, sitting through the replay it was difficult to gauge whether it was live or not.β€’ Often sessions would include psychological tests designed to gauge workers' personality traits: extroverted, introverted, thoughtful, or driving.gauge whether/what/how etcβ€’ One way to gauge how effectively the message is getting through is to look at the numbers.β€’ Why is the White House fretting and sending emissaries to gauge what he really wants?β€’ It is not so easy to gauge what his emphasis on the book's Wagnerian aspect really implied.β€’ Indeed, sitting through the replay it was difficult to gauge whether it was live or not.β€’ This she did, gauging how much was left in the glass by the amount in the other glasses.β€’ In Maine, people gauge whether spring has arrived not by groundhogs, but by skunks.β€’ It relies on textbooks, repetitive problem-solving and drills to gauge what students know.β€’ And try to gauge whether the company is well-managed by checking its balance sheet and talking to experts about its business prospects.