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a graduated rod or strip dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
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A graduated rod which measures depth when dipped in a liquid, used, for example, to measure the oil in an automobile engine crankcase.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A graduated scale in the form of a stick to measure oil or fluid level.
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