gouge


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gouge

1. a type of chisel with a blade that has a concavo-convex section
2. Geology a fine deposit of rock fragments, esp clay, occurring between the walls of a fault or mineral vein

gouge

[gau̇j]
(design engineering)
A curved chisel for wood, bone, stone, and so on.
(geology)
Soft, pulverized mixture of rock and mineral material found along shear (fault) zones and produced by the differential movement across the plane of slippage.
(mining engineering)
A layer of soft material along the wall of a vein which favors miners by enabling them, after gouging it out with a pick, to attack the solid vein from the side.

gouge

1. A chisel with a longitudinal curved blade, used to cut holes, channels, or grooves in wood or stone.
2. A form of wear in resilient floor coverings which is accompanied by removal of material and penetration considerably below the immediate floor surface.
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Dried dromedary dung," Hoyt Fox snorted, to which Gouge returned a well-known signal.
The new solutions are a repair patch fitting for defective butt fusions and a repair sleeve that is said to be able to accommodate pipe defects and gouges of varying lengths.
5-inch-long, 2-inch-wide gouge and dig all the way through the thermal tiles.
A veiner is a round-bottomed gouge with very high sidewalls.
In the case at hand, Coke's view would leave Oxford with nothing but the admonition to let the buyer beware; the common law had decided on title and no hardship to the earl or discreditable motive on the part of Gouge was to be considered.
When a station gouges consumers with high prices, courier drivers know it, and they can report it to our campaign.
NASA discovered a worrisome gouge on Endeavour's belly soon after the shuttle docked with the international space station, possibly caused by ice that broke off the fuel tank a minute after lift-off.
Using numbers provided by the hospitals in their annual financial reports and tax returns, the Consejo, a national non-profit consumer advocacy organization, released the report on Tuesday that showed that the top 7 Catholic non-profit hospital systems had garnered over $2 billion in profits in 2004, are sitting on over $20 billion in cash and investments, and continue to price gouge uninsured Latinos, 9 of 10 of whom are Catholic.
This crushed rock, called gouge, can be found between the surfaces of many faults, says Charles G.
A Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel ruled Anglesea didn't deliberately gouge Newcastle's Jon Dunbar during the Zurich Premiership clash at Heywood Road.
A point load of up to 50kg (110lb) simulates a sharp protrusion, such as a rock, attempting to gouge the coating surface.
A driver tried to gouge a man's eye out in a road rage attack, a court heard yesterday.