pressure-gauge

pressure gauge

noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the pressure of a gas or liquid.
2.
an instrument used to determine the pressure in the bore or chamber of a gun when the charge explodes.

Origin:
1860–65

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pressure gauge
 
n
Bourdon gauge See also manometer any instrument for measuring fluid pressure

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