There are 2 translations of gauge in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /geɪdʒ/
(AmE also) gage


  • 1.1 (estimate) [size/distance/amount] calcular
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    • You can only gauge how well any tool works by putting it into action.
    • The enzyme's angular torque profile under load can be gauged by measuring the average curvature and the stochastic fluctuations of actin filaments.
    • Researchers also recorded the subjects' body mass index - a measure used to gauge obesity.
    1.2 (judge, assess) [character] juzgar*, evaluar*; [possibilities/effects] evaluar*
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    • Whips try to gauge the mood of members, assess how they will express their unhappiness with party policies, and cajole, bully, or conciliate the potential dissident.
    • Usually she could gauge his moods but this was an extreme situation.
    • I had now learned to gauge her emotional moods like a seismologist reads a Richter scale.
    1.3 (measure) medir*
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    • It had 400 full-time people working in the water and soil division, gauging the rivers and measuring the flows.
    • It isn't a tangible quantity; it can't be measured or gauged.
    • Wendy pulled out a tape measure and gauged the distance between the side of the dryer and the wall.

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There are 2 translations of gauge in Spanish:


(AmE also) gage


  • 1 (instrument) indicador (m) a pressure/temperature/depth gauge un indicador de presión/temperatura/profundidad rain gauge pluviómetro (m) wind gauge anemómetro (m) oil/fuel gauge indicador (del nivel) del aceite/de la gasolina
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    • On some equipment, a visual sight glass or gauge shows fluid levels without opening the system, while on others a dipstick or other manual measuring device is used.
    • Its new electric utility vehicle features a fuel gauge that displays the current level of battery power.
    • On a desktop computer in the debrief room, you can display flight instruments, gauges, flight paths, and tactical plots.
  • 2 2.1 (measurement) calibre (m); [Tex] galga (f) 2.2 (measure, indication) indicio (m) an accurate gauge of popular feeling un fiel indicio del sentir popular
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    • To him the gauge of ‘rightness’ is inclusion in and support by the major and calcified institutions to which Trudeau has been admitted.
    • You know, sometimes the police ask questions when they know the answers because that's giving you a gauge of what kind of person you're dealing with.
    • But given the political progress, that should not necessarily be considered an accurate gauge of the enemy's future.
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    • If you get a good tent, it's 60 gauges, about 130 pounds, it can take care of a family of five to seven throughout the winter, and you can have some items inside the tent that will keep the family warm.
    • A rough analogy: using a net of a certain gauge will fail to catch fish of a certain size, but these uncaught ones are not a definite category of fish.
    • Other popular fabrics for the season include corduroy, but in a finer gauge than was worn during the autumn and winter, and very fine woollens and knitwear.
  • 4 (of shotgun) (AmE) calibre (m)
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    • For example, suppose you accidentally loaded a 20-gauge shell into a 12 - gauge shotgun.
    • In the loft they found a sawn-off, single-barrel 12 - gauge shotgun, a cartridge belt and a number of cartridges which were compatible with the gun.
    • She said he did not have a permit for any of the weapons he was carrying: a semiautomatic assault rifle, a 12 - gauge shotgun and a pistol.

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