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Scientists have long known that the brain harbors the biological equivalent of a car’s fuel gauge—a complex homeostatic system that allows our gray matter to track the state of our basic biological needs, like those for food, water, and sleep.
WHY DO YOU FEEL LONELY? NEUROSCIENCE IS STARTING TO FIND ANSWERS.AMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Once the temperature gauge on top let us know that the grill was adequately heated, we loaded the 285-square-inch grate with all our meat at once.
5 PORTABLE GRILLS FOR ALL YOUR OUTDOOR COOKING NEEDSAMY MARTURANA WINDERLSEPTEMBER 2, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Simultaneous increases in equity and volatility gauges are unusual, and a reason for concern for some.
THE STOCK MARKET IS HITTING NEW RECORDS—BUT A WARNING SIGNAL CALLED THE ‘VIX’ IS FLASHINGLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
They assess how financially healthy a company is and act as an independent gauge, letting investors in a company know how likely that company is to pay back its debt, for instance.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: THE LATEST POWER STRUGGLES FOR SDG&E AND SEMPRAMACKENZIE ELMERJUNE 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Use this activity from NASA to design and build your own rain gauge.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT RAINBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It’s a gauge of whether a movie includes at least two women talking to each other about something other than a man.
DOES HOLLYWOOD STILL HAVE A PRINCESS PROBLEM? (EP. 394)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 24, 2019FREAKONOMICS
The gauge of railways in Great Britain was not fixed upon any scientific principle.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Trevithick determined in future to use two safety-valves, and also a safety steam-gauge.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The Commonwealth has for some time been considering the conversion of the lines into one standard gauge, the British gauge of 4ft.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The leaf is held in one hand and the gauge and knife in the other, the edge of the leaf being drawn through the gauge.
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GAUGE

  • appraises
  • apprises
  • assays
  • checks
  • checks out
  • computes
  • determines
  • digs it
  • estimates
  • figures
  • fixes
  • gauges
  • guesses
  • judges
  • nicks
  • pegs
  • rates
  • reckons
  • sets
  • size up
  • sizes
  • surveys
  • takes measure
  • valuates
  • values
  • weighs
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