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vacuum gauge

a device for measuring pressures below atmospheric pressure in the receiver of an air pump, in steam condensers, and the like.
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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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

any of a number of instruments for measuring pressures below atmospheric pressure
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