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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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Instead, most simply see "price gougers" as different than us--not members of the same moral tribe as ourselves--who are not playing by the rules that we believe separate good people (us) from bad people (them).
It's no secret that every gouger in the country has tried his hand at securing free legal representation...
The grants can also assist with the purchase and installation of security lighting, he said.The CCTV Grants program also follows on from the State Government s $4.9 million commitment to CCTV safety solutions in the heart of Adelaide, which recently saw 21 additional cameras installed from Adelaide Oval to the Riverbank and Gouger Street restaurant precinct, as well as the expansion of monitoring capabilities to 24/7.
SOUTH AFRICA coach Peter de Villiers last night defended gouger Schalk Burger and said people who don't like rugby's physicality should take up ballet.
LION gouger Schalk Burger was this morning handed an eight-week ban for his attack on the eyes of Irish wing Luke Fitzgerald during the Battle of Pretoria.
"They sometimes ring in to say I'm a gouger or I need to lose weight but for the most part it's positive.
Hopefully, fans will no longer be cheated out of their cash and gougers will be prosecuted for taking advantage of their hopes and dreams.
On Tuesday at the same venue, Trump did, though, light into plenty of other targets, including Iran's murderous regime, OPEC's price gougers, the International Criminal Court, Venezuela's failed socialists, allies who don't pull their weight, China's role in the unfair world trade system and nations that expect a foreign aid handout from the US while despising American values.
Fines for gougers caught flouting the laws will be as much as [euro]5,000 per offence.
With little to no access to traditional banking services, these folks are forced to use gougers for financial services like cashing checks, wiring money, or originating small loans.
In application, Tushnet's ticket scalper may have decided to scalp over other forms of income because he believes Ticketmaster and Live Nation are evil gougers. My "Yankees Suck" T-shirt hawker at Fenway Park certainly believes the message on his shirts to be both true and deserving of wide dissemination.