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THICKNESS GAUGE [2 records]

Record 1 2011-06-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance
DEF

A thin metal strip made to a stated thickness, used to measure narrow gaps or clearances and usually forming one of a set.

Key term(s)
  • thickness gage
  • feeler gauge

French

Domaine(s)
  • Aérotechnique et maintenance
DEF

Lame d'acier d'épaisseur connue, que l'on introduit entre deux pièces pour apprécier la distance qui les sépare.

OBS

jauge d'épaisseur; calibre d'épaisseur : termes uniformisés par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Maintenance.

Spanish

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Record 2 2005-11-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Leather Industry
CONT

Thickness gauges are used for measuring the thickness of leather, textile, cardboard, felt, rubber, sheet metal, foils, plywood, plastic parts of all kind, etc.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Industrie du cuir
DEF

Instrument de mesure en forme de mâchoire, muni d'un cadran de lecture, qui sert à piger le cuir, le carton, etc.

OBS

piger : mesurer l'épaisseur d'une peau, d'un cuir ou d'une peausserie, ou de tout matériau en feuille, au moyen de l'outil appelé pige.

Spanish

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