Definition of depth gauge in English:

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depth gauge

Pronunciation: /ˈdepTH ˌɡāj/


A device fitted to a drill bit to ensure that the hole drilled does not exceed the required depth.
Example sentences
  • Adequate down pressure, along with a sturdy depth gauge mechanism and press wheels, are necessities for proper seed placement.
  • Use a depth gauge - some types attach to the drill and others to the bit - or simply wrap a piece of masking tape around the bit as a depth-gauge.
  • The cutting tool for machining valve seats comprises a driving system, a machining head, a pilot, a depth gauge, and a system controller.

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Syllabification: depth gauge

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