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1. gauge

verb. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • guess
  • compute
  • give
  • calculate
  • misgauge
  • estimate
  • set
  • count
  • judge
  • put
  • lowball
  • guesstimate
  • place
  • quantise
  • work out
  • figure
  • assess
  • cipher
  • quantize
  • cypher
  • make
  • truncate
  • approximate

Antonyms

  • debit
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. gauge

noun. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc..

Synonyms

  • depth gauge
  • vacuum gauge
  • measuring device
  • vacuum gage
  • petrol gage
  • strain gauge
  • wire gauge
  • gage
  • dipstick
  • wind gage
  • surface gauge
  • strain gage
  • water gage
  • udometer
  • surface gage
  • pressure gage
  • pressure gauge
  • gasoline gauge
  • water glass
  • measuring system
  • anemometer
  • rain gauge
  • gas gauge
  • measuring instrument
  • wire gage
  • rain gage
  • depth gage
  • gasoline gage
  • wind gauge
  • scribing block
  • water gauge
  • gas gage
  • pluviometer

Antonyms

  • overvalue
  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. boson

noun. any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle; all nuclei with an even mass number are bosons.

Synonyms

  • mesotron
  • subatomic particle
  • particle
  • meson

4. gauge

verb. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] adapt to a specified measurement.

Synonyms

  • standardize

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. gauge

noun. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared.

Synonyms

  • measure
  • standard of measurement
  • standard
  • criterion

Antonyms

  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. gauge

verb. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] measure precisely and against a standard.

Synonyms

  • measure

Antonyms

  • shrink
  • hide

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. gauge

noun. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] diameter of a tube or gun barrel.

Synonyms

  • diameter
  • bore
  • caliber
  • diam

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. gauge

verb. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] mix in specific proportions.

Synonyms

  • immix
  • merge
  • coalesce
  • fuse
  • meld
  • mix
  • combine
  • conflate
  • blend
  • flux

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • explode
  • stay
  • stand still

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. gauge

verb. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] rub to a uniform size.

Antonyms

  • winterize

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. gauge

noun. ['ˈgeɪdʒ'] the thickness of wire.

Antonyms

  • exclude

Etymology

  • gage (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word gauge-boson


1. Noun Phrase
The Higgs Boson is the only scalar boson known so far, with the other bosons – the photon, gluon, Z-bosons and W bosons – being gauge bosons.

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