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.
Relief carving is usually done with full size gouges and a mallet.
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.
The AW&ST report displays a 1988 NASA document illustrating what could happen to a wing gouge at the identical location where similar damage is believed to have occurred during Columbia's launch January 16.
Rapidprove software automatically identifies gouges, rest material and rapid-feed clashes in a machining operation and displays them to the user in simple text and graphical formats.
Three or four of our players have got clear gouge marks on their eyes, and it's just disappointing.
Savage explained to the Blues that he did not deliberately attempt to poke or gouge Mellberg, but he did get caught up in the heat of the moment as several players pushed, pulled, bumped and barged one another.
On February 19, Bush's Secretary for Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson, wrote a harsh and stinging letter to the American Hospital Association after the association attempted to blame federal regulations as the reason they were forced to price gouge the uninsured.
Many Catholic hospitals routinely price gouge working-class families that are not poor enough to qualify for Medicaid or charity care, yet not healthy enough or wealthy enough to have insurance.
FERC has been protecting the major energy producers while they gouge Californians,'' said Rep.
The root of this problem is not so much federal barriers but the outrageously high chargemaster prices, which hospitals use to price gouge the uninsured and game government programs or subsidies.