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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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I have seen price gougers asking as much as $75--$100 for a 500-round brick of ammo at area gun shows.
Cash's description of the emasculated, "chinless" millworker, evoking the discourse of phrenology, modifies the agrarian, roughened image of the antebellum poor white, such as Elliot Gorn's depiction of the penetrating, poor white "eye gouger.
Receiving permission from the State War Council to raise money in support of the building fund appeal between 15 and 30 April, the League set about organising a procession, which left from Gouger Street, not on 25 April but on Friday 26 April at 11.
They let out a roar that scared the daylights out of every gouger in America, and especially in the Jets' counting room.
Aboriginal dancing 'consists of a very singular agitation of the legs while standing on tip-toe with the legs widely extended' wrote Robert Gouger in South Australia in 1837 (1838:52).
Pere Herve Gouger, clerc de Saint-Viateur, 1915-1997.
The CEO, Tom Gouger, is happy to reveal this great news of the New Year to the loyal shareholders of the Company.
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Some restaurants are infamous for wines with mortgage-like prices but Jayme Moffi, beverage manager from Boston's Aquitaine Bar a Vin Bistrot, says one of the worst reputations you can get is as a price gouger, and she's hard on those places who reach the top of the mark-up list.
Tom Gouger, CEO, stated, "With our primary focus on building reserves and a sustained cash flow, we have commenced negotiations on the purchase of our next drilling prospect located in DeWitt county.