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Gauging-rod

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gauging-rod an instrument for measuring the contents of casks
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. gauge (Fr. jauge), gauger; prob. related to jale, bowl, to galon, gallon, or to jalon, measuring stake.

Usage

In literature:

And the gauging rod even!
"The Absentee" by Maria Edgeworth
The discs are then dressed circular on a grindstone, the rod serving both as a gauge and handle.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
There was an oil-reservoir, with a piston-rod protruding from the top, and a glass gauge at one side to show the level of the oil.
"A Knight on Wheels" by Ian Hay
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In news:

Peterbilt Hot Rod Truck Stewart Warner Gauges.
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In science:

Wires and cables are not depicted. (A) Push rods, (B) pull rod, (C) removable carriage, (D) current clamps, (E) voltage contacts, (F) coated conductor, (G) Hall probe, (H) strain gauge, (I) reference strain gauge on a stress-free reference coated conductor.
Stress dependence of the critical currents in neutron irradiated (RE)BCO coated conductors
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