standard gauge(redirected from Gauge Act of 1846)
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1. A standardized distance of 56.5 inches (143.5 centimeters) between the rails of a railroad track.
2. A locomotive, car, or railway line of this gauge.
(Railways) of, relating to, or denoting a railway with a standard gauge
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|Noun||1.||standard gauge - railroad track having the standard width of 56.5 inches|
railroad track, railway, railroad - a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"
gauge - the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train