water gage

noun
gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
Syn: ↑water gauge, ↑water glass
Hypernyms: ↑gauge, ↑gage
Hyponyms: ↑water level

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noun
1. : an instrument for measuring the depth or quantity of water or for indicating the height of its surface especially in a steam boiler
2. : an instrument for measuring a moderate air pressure hydrostatically (as in a ventilating system)
3. : water pressure expressed in inches of height

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water gauge or water gage noun
1. An instrument for measuring the quantity or height of water
2. Water pressure expressed in inches, in terms of the height of the head of water
3. An instrument for measuring differences in pressure (mining)
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Main Entry:water

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water gage,
= water gauge. (Cf.water gauge)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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