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Definition of Gouge

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cut with a chisel; force out, scoop out (i.e. an eye, splinter, etc.); swindle, defraud
type of chisel; fraud, extortion
Gouge Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The act of scooping out with a gouge, or as with a gouge; a groove or cavity scooped out, as with a gouge.
  
(n.)
Soft material lying between the wall of a vein aud the solid vein.
  
(n.)
Imposition; cheat; fraud; also, an impostor; a cheat; a trickish person.
  
(n.)
An incising tool which cuts forms or blanks for gloves, envelopes, etc. from leather, paper, etc.
  
(n.)
A chisel, with a hollow or semicylindrical blade, for scooping or cutting holes, channels, or grooves, in wood, stone, etc.; a similar instrument, with curved edge, for turning wood.
  
(n.)
A bookbinder's tool for blind tooling or gilding, having a face which forms a curve.
  
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gouge
\gouge\ (?), n. [f. gouge. ll. gubia, guvia, gulbia, gulvia, gulvium; cf. bisc. gubia bow, gubioa throat.]
1. a chisel, with a hollow or semicylindrical blade, for scooping or cutting holes, channels, or grooves, in wood, stone, etc.; a similar instrument, with curved edge, for turning wood.
2. a bookbinder's tool for blind tooling or gilding, having a face which forms a curve.
3. an incising tool which cuts forms or blanks for gloves, envelopes, etc. from leather, paper, etc.
4. (mining) soft material lying between the wall of a vein aud the solid vein. mond.
5. the act of scooping out with a gouge, or as with a gouge; a groove or cavity scooped out, as with a gouge.
6. imposition; cheat; fraud; also, an impostor; a cheat; a trickish person. [slang, u. s.]
gouge
bit, a boring bit, shaped like a gouge.
gouge
n
1. an impression in a surface (as made by a blow) [syn: dent, nick]


2. and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
3. the act of gouging v 1: force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes" [syn: force out]
2: obtain by coercion or intimidation; "they extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss" [syn: extort, rack, wring]
3: make a groove in [syn: rout, groove]






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 gouge bit 
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
(synonym) dent, nick
(hypernym) blemish, defect, mar
(hyponym) dig
(derivation) rout
2. and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
(hypernym) edge tool
(derivation) rout
3. the act of gouging
(hypernym) creating by removal
(derivation) force out

Verb
1. force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes"
(synonym) force out
(hypernym) mutilate, mar
(see-also) gouge out
(derivation) gouger
2. obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
(synonym) extort, squeeze, rack, wring
(hypernym) overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook
(hyponym) bleed
(derivation) swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy
3. make a groove in
(synonym) rout
(hypernym) hollow, hollow out, core out
(derivation) dent, nick
Gouge Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
Elongated grooves or cavities caused by mechanical removal of metal.
Gouge Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
The term Gouge (present participle: gouging) is used in different ways:
  • Gouge, a form of chisel
  • Gouge (grape), another name for the European wine grape Gouais blanc
    • Gouge noir, another name for the French wine grape Gouget noir
  • Eye-gouging (rugby union), an offence in rugby union
  • Eye-gouging, the act of pressing or tearing the eye
  • Fault gouge, an unconsolidated rock type
  • Shale Gouge Ratio, a mathematical algorithm to predict fault rock types
  • Seabed gouging by ice, such as an iceberg or sea ice ridge
  • Gouging (fighting style), an antiquated form of combat in the back-country United States
  • Fish-hooking, gouging as part of self-defence or martial arts
  • Price gouging, a legal term
  • Adze or Chisel, a woodworking tool

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