- In railroad terms, a framework of steel bars on side supports to bridge over or around something.
- A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard; an act of measuring.
- 2007. Zerzan, John. Silence. p. 2.
- : The record of philosophy vis-í -vis silence is generally dismal, as good a as any to its overall failure.
- Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things; as, a rain gauge; a steam gauge.
- The distance between the rails of a railway.
- (context, mathematics, analysis) A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all vectors in a vector space.
- (Venice) A small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar.
- An enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain; an enclosed ski-lift.
- A type of train-car with short sides, open on top.
- The car of a hot-air balloon or zeppelin.
noun (plural grade crossings)
- (context, primarily, US) An at-grade crossing between a railroad line and an ordinary road, with tracks and road at the same level.