One gauge the Arizona politicos will be watching is the level of public outcry.
When a soldier is hit by an IED the gauge records the event.
Beyond glamorizing certain neighborhoods, the overall effect of Post K-ers on rebuilding New Orleans is difficult to gauge.
Carter sent General Robert Huyser to speak with the senior Iranian generals and gauge their attitude.
Valtro 12 gauge tactical shotgun, Sig Sauer .40 caliber pistol, Century International Arms Inc.
One of the most important questions to settle at the outset in regard to this great work was the width of the gauge.
Nevertheless, he has liberated a force that no gauge made by man can measure.
But we are a shop-keeping people, and it is folly to subject Spanish chivalry to the gauge of such grovelling, mercantile ideas.
But it is not every man that can gauge the value of a working mine so well as John Kenyon.'
By inverting the gauge and running the brad head along the bottom of the groove, the depth could be gauged accurately.
"ascertain by exact measurements," mid-15c., from Anglo-French gauge (mid-14c.), from Old North French gauger (Old French jauger), from gauge "gauging rod," perhaps from Frankish *galgo "rod, pole for measuring" or another Germanic source (cf. Old Norse gelgja "pole, perch," Old High German galgo; see gallows). Related: Gauged; gauging. The figurative use is from 1580s.
"fixed standard of measure," early 15c. (surname Gageman is early 14c.), from Old North French gauge "gauging rod" (see gauge (v.)). Meaning "instrument for measuring" is from 1680s.
A shotgun: a shotgun is called ''the gauge,'' explained Officer Phil Lee/ This man took a gauge (Armond pantomimes holding a gun, then bends over to dodge from it) and two people end up dead
[1970s+ Underworld & police; fr the use of gauge to designate the caliber of a shotgun]