flame gouging

flame gouging

[′flām ‚gau̇j·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A form of oxygen cutting by means of a cutting torch with a slightly curved tip, enabling the flame to strike the metal surface at a low angle and making shallow cuts possible. Also known as oxygen gouging.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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