Wire-gauge

wire gauge

noun
a gauge calibrated for determining the diameter of wire.

Origin:
1825–35

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wire-gauge
 
n
1.  a flat plate with slots in which standard wire sizes can be measured
2.  a standard system of sizes for measuring the diameters of wires

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