5 letter words starting with gau

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Definition of gauge

gauge (noun)

  1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard
  2. An act of measuring.
  3. An estimate.
  4. Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things
  5. A thickness of sheet metal or wire designated by any of several numbering schemes.
  6. The distance between the rails of a railway.
  7. A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all vectors in a vector space.
  8. The number of stitches per inch, centimetre, or other unit of distance.
  9. Relative positions of two or more vessels with reference to the wind.
  10. The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water.
  11. (plastering) The quantity of plaster of Paris used with common plaster to make it set more quickly.
  12. That part of a shingle, slate, or tile, which is exposed to the weather, when laid; also, one course of such shingles, slates, or tiles.
  13. A unit of measurement which describes how many spheres of bore diameter of a shotgun can be had from one pound of lead; 12 gauge is roughly equivalent to .75 caliber.
  14. (by extension) A shotgun (synecdoche for 12 gauge shotgun, the most common chambering for combat and hunting shotguns).
  15. A tunnel-like ear piercing consisting of a hollow ring embedded in the lobe.

gauge (verb)

  1. To measure or determine with a gauge; to measure the capacity of.
  2. To estimate.
  3. To appraise the character or ability of; to judge of.
  4. To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it.
  5. To mix (a quantity of ordinary plaster) with a quantity of plaster of Paris.
  6. To chip, hew or polish (stones, bricks, etc) to a standard size and/or shape.

Definition of gaurs

gaurs (noun)

  1. An East Indian species of wild cattle (Bos gaurus), of large size and an untamable disposition.

Definition of gauss

gauss (noun)

  1. The unit of magnetic field strength in CGS systems of units, equal to 0.0001 tesla.

Definition of gauze

gauze (noun)

  1. A thin fabric with a loose, open weave.
  2. A similar bleached cotton fabric used as a surgical dressing.
  3. A thin woven metal or plastic mesh.
  4. Wire gauze, used as fence.
  5. Mist or haze

gauze (verb)

  1. To apply a dressing of gauze
  2. To mist; to become gauze-like.