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Definition of the noun 2 gauge

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  1. A model railway gauge of 64 mm, standardised in 1909 but since fallen into disuse.


2 gauge is a model railway gauge originally 64 mm, then standardised in 1909 at 2 in, a 20% reduction and a change in definition: from mm to inch. It has since fallen into disuse. The gauge was introduced by Märklin at the Leipzig toy fair in 1891. 2 gauge was equivalent to a 1:22.5 scale.

  • also known as Gauge No. 2

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Stage Lighting (2003)

by Jody Briggs

are connected to a single 20-amp circuit, each spoke will carry 750 watts and it is only the male connector of the three-fer that has to carry the full 2250-watt load, but by code all the cabling will be ¡2 gauge and rated for the full load anyway.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

doteard or dotard 2 judge, judgement or judgment 2 hinge, hingeing or hinging 2 singe, singeing or singing 2 gauge, gaugeable or gaugable 2 notice, moticeable or noticable 7 mouse, mousey or mowsy % change, changeing or changing, ...

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Buddha 2 Gauge

For the Buddhist with a 2 gauge piercing. Hand made from somewhere in central asia. (in Industrial Strength)

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Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less. (Jean Jacques Rousseau)
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