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Definition of the noun 2 gauge

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noun

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

Explanation

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 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, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stage Lighting (2008)

Advertisers in the Golden Age of Broadcasting by Jim Cox

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.

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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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