line gauge

noun
a printer's ruler, usually marked off in points, picas, agates, and inches, and sometimes also in centimeters.

Origin:
1945–50

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To line gauge
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: line gale
Next Definition: line graph
Words Near: line gauge
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for line gauge
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing line gauge
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Describe the point system of measurement and demonstrate use of a line gauge.
He also said the in-line gauge at the mixing valve is checked periodically, but the temperature is not recorded.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature