Gage

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gage
textile
of a tufting machine
the average centerline distance between the needles
noun
ASTM D 123
ASTM D 418
ASTM D 13.21
gage
textile
of tufted pile yarn floor covering
the average distance between adjacent binding sites in the widthwise direction
noun
ASTM D 123
ASTM D 418; ASTM D 4269
ASTM D 13.21
gage
textile
in knitted fabrics
a measure of fineness expressing the number of needles per unit of width (across the wales).
noun
ASTM D 123
ASTM D 4850
ASTM D 13.59
gage
textile
in full-fashioned hosiery
a measure of fineness express the number of needles per 1.5 in. on the needle bar.
noun
ASTM D123
ASTM D 4850
ASTM D 13.59
gage
textile
in warp knitting
for simplex, tricot, milanese, number of needles per English inch; for raschel, kayloom, twice the number of needles per English inch.
noun
ASTM D123
ASTM D4850
ASTM D 13.59