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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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The most recent of the books under review, Lisa Beckstrand's Deviant Women of the French Revolution and the Rise of Feminism, offers a close textual analysis of the writings of Olympe de Gouges and Manon Roland.
Although the first two chapters contextualize these women among other female revolutionaries and frame their ideas within eighteenth-century scientific and medical discourses of femininity and deviance, the focus of Beckstrand's book is on the textual strategies that de Gouges and Roland used to challenge gender norms.
Beckstrand offers a fresh and sophisticated interpretation of the works of de Gouges and Roland.
Given the recent flurry of academic publications devoted to French Parity Law and to questions of female citizenship, Beckstrand could make a convincing case for Roland and de Gouges as predecessors to contemporary feminism.
Longer damages or gouges require multiple VLRS fittings.
In addition, it can be used as a coupling and repair patch for damaged PE pipe as long as the gouges are small in length.
The fittings allow repair without removing the damaged or defective section, whether it is a suspect butt fusion joint or a pipe gouge greater than 10% of the wall thickness.
Denny Tools (Denny Neubauer) of Des Moines, Iowa makes excellent knives and gouges, which are sold sharp.
This includes a book, a knife, a strop, two gouges, and wood cutouts including a small dog, a boot, and a three-piece nativity set.
These first three gouges are used a lot for the general shaping of projects, especially in larger sizes.
She achieved this by writing a play with two interwoven plots, one based around de Gouges and another focusing on a fictional daughter of the Executioner of Paris, whom she named Celeste.
In performance tests Rapidprove software was able to check through half a million tool movements to detect a single gouge of 0.