staff gage

staff gage

[′staf ‚gāj]
(engineering)
A graduated scale placed in a position so that the stage of a stream may be read directly therefrom; a type of river gage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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