Sentence Examples


  • The tools employed are chisel, gouge and mallet.
  • She grimaced when he peeled back the final layer of bandages to reveal the gouge and broken bones beneath.
  • In mining, a "gouge" is the layer of soft rock or earth sometimes found in each side of a vein of coal or ore, which the miner can scoop out with his pick, and thus attack the vein more easily from the side.
  • "Gouge" is also used as the name of a bookbinder's tool, for impressing a curved line on the leather, and for the line so impressed.
  • The verb "to gouge" is used in the sense of scooping or forcing out.
 

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