gauge (gaj)

A measuring device.gage;
bite g. gnathodynamometer
Boley g. a caliper-type g. graduated in millimeters used to measure the thickness of various dental materials.
catheter g. a metal plate with holes of graduated diameter used to determine the size of a catheter.
strain g. a device, employing the Wheatstone bridge principle, used for accurate measurement of forces such as strain, stress, or pressure.
undercut g. a device, used with a surveyor, to precisely locate areas for the placement of the retentive components of clasps when designing removable partial dentures.


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