动词过去式:gauged/gaged 过去分词:gauged/gaged 现在分词:gauging/gaging 第三人称单数:gauges/gages 形容词:gaugeable
(a) measure (sth) esp accurately 测量（某物）（尤指精确地）
*precision instruments which can gauge the diameter to a fraction of a millimetre 可测出直径几分之一毫米的精密仪器.
(b) make an estimate of (sth) 估计, 判定（某事物）
*gauging the strength of the wind from the movement of the trees 凭树的摇动估计风力.
2 [Tn, Tf, Tw] make a judgement about (sth) 判断（某事物）
*trying to gauge reactions, sympathies, sentiments, etc 试图判定各种反应、同情程度、观点等
* It was difficult to gauge how people would respond. 大家的反应如何难以估计.
* I gauged that it was not a good moment to speak to her. 我认为那不是跟她说话的时机.
1. It is difficult to gauge one´s character. 评价一个人的性格是困难的。