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Definition 1: a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gage in the sense of this definition

(gage is a kind of ...) instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something

(... is a kind of gage ) a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

(... is a kind of gage ) gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir

(... is a kind of gage ) a gauge for indicating negative atmospheric pressure

(... is a kind of gage ) gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces

(... is a kind of gage ) a gauge for measuring strain in a surface

(... is a kind of gage ) gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation

(... is a kind of gage ) gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure

(... is a kind of gage ) gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle

(... is a kind of gage ) a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level

(... is a kind of gage ) a gauge for measuring the depth of grooves or holes or other concavities

(... is a kind of gage ) gauge for measuring the diameter of wire

Definition 2: street names for marijuana - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gage in the sense of this definition

(gage is a kind of ...) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Definition 3: place a bet on - [verb of competition]

Samples where gage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Which horse are you backing?
  • I'm betting on the new horse

Synonyms for gage in the sense of this definition

(gage is a kind of ...) stake on the outcome of an issue

"I bet $100 on that new horse" "She played all her money on the dark horse"

(... is a kind of gage ) place one's stake

(... is a kind of gage ) stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager

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