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standard gauge

noun
1.
See under gauge (def 13).
Also, especially in technical use, standard gage.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
Related forms
standard-gauge, standard-gauged, adjective
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standard gauge

noun
1.
a railway track with a distance of 4 ft 81/2 in. (1.435 m) between the lines; used on most railways See also narrow gauge, broad gauge
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or denoting a railway with a standard gauge
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