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line gauge

noun
1.
a printer's ruler, usually marked off in points, picas, agates, and inches, and sometimes also in centimeters.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • 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.

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