Definition of feeler gauge in English:

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feeler gauge

noun

A gauge consisting of a number of thin blades for measuring narrow gaps or clearances.
Example sentences
  • Then someone pulls out a feeler gauge and measures the gaps and flushness.
  • The paper test involves standing on top of the skis while the ski technician uses a feeler gauge or fitting card under the ski to determine if the ski fits properly.
  • Check planters with finger pickups for wear on the back plate and brush (use a feeler gauge to check tension on the fingers, then tighten them correctly).
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