Gouge

(redirected from gouging)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to gouging: back gouging, arc gouging

Gouge

In numismatics, a significant scratch or other blemish on a coin, usually more than normal wear and tear. This may affect the coin's value for collectors.
References in periodicals archive ?
Consider two recent books by philosophers, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale by Debra Satz (2010) and What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael Sandel (2012), which argue for limiting a range of goods and services that are exchanged in markets but without considering "price gouging.
But gasoline prices in Massachusetts are very close to national averages, and there is zero evidence of gouging.
The price gouging laws of Tennessee and North Carolina, and those of the 30 or so other states with similar laws on the books, are something of a puzzle for economists.
Accordingly, rather than spending their money on attorneys' fees mandated during litigation, businesses and individuals whose actions border on price gouging could opt to pay a fine based on the gravity of the offence.
The price they're charging, as well as the product delivered, should teach us all a little about outrageous gouging.
One of three suspensions he's already served was a gouging incident in a Heineken Cup match five seasons ago.
The Wasps head coach Shaun Edwards called for Dupuy to be banned for a year if he is found guilty of gouging when he appears before an independent tribunal.
Their bans, which were four weeks shorter than the minimum recommended by the IRB, have provoked outrage with claims rugby has gone soft on gouging.
Last September, in the days following Hurricane Katrina, I called for improvements to Pennsylvania's consumer protection law to specifically address price gouging," Corbett said.
The Irish management reported the matter to the match commissioner while skipper Brian O'Driscoll said the persistency of the Pumas' gouging led him to complain to referee Tony Spreadbury during the match.
Concomitant with the handing out of the KD 1000 largesse, the ministry - in a step to prevent price gouging by merchants and businesses, has begun issuing a daily handout of approved prices of commodities in local markets.
Attoub was suspended until April 22, 2011 after being found guilty of gouging Ulster flanker Stephen Ferris during a Heineken Cup tie.