Definition of Bourdon gauge in English:

Bourdon gauge

Line breaks: Bour|don gauge
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊədɒn/

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A pressure gauge employing a coiled metallic tube which tends to straighten out when pressure is exerted within it.


mid 19th century: named after Eugène Bourdon (1808–84), French hydraulic engineer.

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