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vacuum gauge

noun
1.
a device for measuring pressures below atmospheric pressure in the receiver of an air pump, in steam condensers, and the like.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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Examples from the web for vacuum gauge
  • Operating pressure or vacuum is measured using a pressure or vacuum gauge, such as a manometer.
  • The vacuum gauge and the water-flow switch share the other.
  • The outer wall also has a pump out port, vacuum gauge connector, and a vacuum burst disk.
  • Cut and fit the pipe from the quick disconnect up to the valves and over to the vacuum gauge.
British Dictionary definitions for vacuum gauge

vacuum gauge

noun
1.
any of a number of instruments for measuring pressures below atmospheric pressure
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