Definition of standard gauge in English:

standard gauge

Syllabification: stand·ard gauge


A railroad gauge of 56.5 inches (1.435 m), standard in the US, Britain, and many other parts of the world.
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  • Brunel is noted for introducing the broad gauge in place of the standard gauge on this line.
  • He firmly believed the international standard gauge was indispensable to radical improvement of Japanese railways.
  • But the existence of an international standard gauge is a social one, reflecting, among other things, a judgement that the risk of railways being used to assist military invasions is low.

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