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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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Most people disapprove of such negative stereotyping, and many who favor laws against "price gouging" also despise those who stereotype others as much as they despise those they themselves are stereotyping as "price gougers.
There is no substitute for experience in the Oil and Gas business," said Tom Gouger, President of Texas Oil and Minerals, Inc.
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The biggest price gouger in this entire crisis has been the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, which was generating electricity for $51 per megawatt hour and selling it back to California ratepayers for as much as $1,400.
It's no secret that every gouger in the country has tried his hand at securing free legal representation.
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.
That way, the gouger contemplating robbing your home will think twice before he does it.
Those price gougers are committing economic sabotage against the Filipino people.
Management appears content with a significant Southeast portfolio boost and not inclined to school regulators in federal court on the limited value of a monopoly in a business where up to half the volume rests on the zero-sum nature of state and local agency budgets; and, day-to-day functions like hauling and truck routing, or long-term measures like site permitting, turn on the good graces of city, county and state officials mindful of price gougers.
Once again the Congressional minions of the pharma cartels and insurance gougers are being whipped into repealing the Affordable Care Act.