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narrow gauge

noun
1.
See under gauge (def 13).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
Related forms
narrow-gauge; especially in technical use, narrow-gage, adjective
narrow-gauged; especially in technical use, narrow-gaged, adjective
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narrow gauge

noun
1.
a railway track with a smaller distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 561/2 in
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or denoting a railway with a narrow gauge
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