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COMPOUND GAGE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-13


Subject field(s)
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Metering Instruments
  • Air Conditioning and Heating

A pressure gage that indicates pressures above and below atmospheric pressure.


[It is used] for measuring both vacuum and positive pressure on the same dial; a pressure gauge which measures absolute pressure.


compound gauge; compound vacuum pressure gauge: terms officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

Key term(s)
  • compound vacuum pressure gage


  • Appareils de mesure
  • Compteurs de consommation et débitmètres
  • Conditionnement de l'air et chauffage

[...] appareil mesurant indifféremment les pressions supérieures ou inférieures à la pression atmosphérique.


manovacuomètre : terme uniformisé par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Key term(s)
  • mano-vacuomètre


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