Gouge


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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.
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Gouge tuned up one of his lies, his cigarette gleaming like a one-eyed lynx.
The patch can also be used as a repair for pipes that have small-size defects or gouges.
In-the-round carving is usually done with small hand tools such as knives and palm gouges, although some do use the larger full-size gouges.
Nasa was still rejoicing over the shuttle's arrival at the space station on Saturday and the grand entrance by Barbara Morgan, the back-up for teacher Christa McAuliffe on Challenger's tragic mission in 1986, when engineers saw photos of the gouge.
6, the gouge does not transfer stress across the fault because bridges don't form.
When the pipe emerged, there were only minor scratches to the leading edge cap coated with CeramGard "J", and no scratches or gouges through the product on the rest of the pipe.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "They bundled him inside the premises and one of them forced him to the floor and attempted to gouge him in the face and eye with their hand.
Plastic or fabric glides under furniture will prevent gouges.
If someone did gouge you it would be reported, but it wasn't," argued Galwey.
These greedy defendants manipulated the market shamelessly to gouge Californians.
NEWCASTLE boss Rob Andrew has branded Peter Anglesea's eye gouge on Falcons flanker Jon Dunbar a "barbaric act".
Wood pallets often splinter, gouge or cause puncture wounds from nails or sharp edges.