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 for Gauging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gauge \Gauge\ (g[=a]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gauged; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Gauging] [OF. gaugier, F. jauger, cf. OF. gauge
     gauge, measuring rod, F. jauge; of uncertain origin; perh.
     fr. an assumed L. qualificare to determine the qualities of a
     thing (see Qualify); but cf. also F. jalon a measuring
     stake in surveying, and E. gallon.] [Written also gage.]
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     1. To measure or determine with a gauge.
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     2. To measure or to ascertain the contents or the capacity
        of, as of a pipe, barrel, or keg.
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     3. (Mech.) To measure the dimensions of, or to test the
        accuracy of the form of, as of a part of a gunlock.
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              The vanes nicely gauged on each side. --Derham.
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     4. To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread
        through it, as cloth or a garment.
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     5. To measure the capacity, character, or ability of; to
        estimate; to judge of.
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              You shall not gauge me
              By what we do to-night.               --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shirr \Shirr\, n. (Sewing)
     A series of close parallel runnings which are drawn up so as
     to make the material between them set full by gatherings; --
     called also shirring, and gauging.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "gauging":
     analyzing, appraisal, appraisement, appraising, appreciation,
     approximation, assessing, assessment, assize, assizement,
     calculation, categorization, classification, computation,
     correction, determination, estimate, estimation, evaluating,
     evaluation, evaluative criticism, factoring, grouping,
     identification, instrumentation, measure, measurement, measuring,
     mensuration, metric system, opinion, quantification, quantization,
     ranking, rating, reckoning, sifting, sifting out, sorting,
     sorting out, survey, surveying, telemetering, telemetry,
     triangulation, valuation, valuing, view, weighing, winnowing
  
  

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