Translation of gouge in Spanish:

gouge

gubia, n.

Pronunciation /ɡuːdʒ//ɡaʊdʒ//ɡaʊdʒ/

noun

  • 1

    (tool)
    gubia feminine
    • The new find consists of six axes, two knives (one with textile remains, perhaps from a sack), two different gouges and a broken hammer.
    • Last weekend 22 cyclists suffered head injuries or had gouges taken out of their helmets by the same bird.
    • Eighteenth-century tools are very hard to come by, presumably because over the years they have been sharpened into oblivion, so most of Webb's gouges date to the nineteenth century.
    • A chisel, two gouges, jewelers' shears, and the plane blade were made in Sheffield.
    • Hold the nib holder just like you would a pen and push the V gouge along the line.
    • A pod auger requires a starting hole which usually is made with a gouge or chisel.
    • The students are cautioned to cut away from themselves because the gouge blades are sharp.
    • I demonstrated using the gouge to go over the line drawing on the linoleum's surface.
    • The hoard contained a gold tress-ring, a gold bracelet, two bronze axes, a knife, a gouge, and a stud.
    • Using the V gouge, carve a different texture or pattern into each triangle.
  • 2

    (groove)
    boquete masculine
    • If the problem is just a few small dings and gouges, these can be quickly prepared with some wood putty.
    • The guards were hammering at a closed door, their weapons taking gouges from the painted wood.
    • The back of each panel has been scarred with numerous deep gouges where screws were used to attach the paintings to the walls of the cabin.
    • The knife in my hands slipped when the wagon hit a rut, nicking a rogue gouge from the piece of wood I was absently whittling down to a toothpick.
    • If you will be topping an existing laminate counter, repair any gouges or loose edges and be sure the existing laminate is glued firmly.
    • Most of the nicks, scuffs and gouges that currently mar the work are a result of human carelessness, such as carts and chairs banging into the walls.
    • With these helpful wood floor repair tips you won't have to cover scratches or gouges with pieces of furniture or area rugs.
    • By the end of the trip, you'll recognize the gouges clawed by a black bear climbing a tree, and know where to look for the timeworn autographs of lonely shepherds.
    • Regular inspection helps workers to screen for equipment that may have been weakened by corrosion, leakage, pitting, dents or gouges.
    • Old carpet samples or large pieces of cardboard are great for sliding appliances out of position, while at the same time, protecting the floor from gouges or scratches.
    • Fortunately, the gouge was in an area covered by a sofa, but you do not want to start arranging your furniture according to your gouges.
    • Smooth gouges had been made in the floor, cut clean by some immeasurably fine blade in geometric patterns across the lobby floor.
    • Some days later he discovered a deep gouge in the paintwork of his car.
    • The patterns were created by bullet-size gouges that recurred as border designs.
    • Sand to remove any remaining finish and all scratches, gouges, and cuts.
    • As the hours passed, Emily occupied herself by taking mental notes of the objects around her: a wooden table with four thick legs, full of scratches and gouges, sat four feet away.
    • Do not turn the edger on if the disk is sitting directly on the floor, because you will loose control of the machine and it will leave gouges in your floor.
    • I think the last time I tried shaving with blades I left large gouges in my neck.
    • They destroy everything in their path and leave deep gouges in the ocean floor.
    • Then came re-tiling and painting to replace the gouges made in the walls when the old pipes were torn out.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (cut out)
    (hole/channel) abrir
    (hole/channel) hacer
    • Witnesses said the blast gouged a hole in the ground and propelled the car about 30 ft.
    • When the M63 motorway was constructed, gravel was extracted from this site and gouged out huge holes.
    • But there were the hoof marks, llama droppings, and thin hard lines like bike tracks gouged into the clay by iron-bound wheels.
    • The big storm last week caused some damage, especially near Coles Corner, where the giant waves gouged a hole in the sea wall and washed out some of the pavement.
    • In the last six years the mob has caused over £4,000 of damage to the woman's car, including jumping up and down on the bonnet, gouging around the lock, slashing the tyres and bashing in the door.
    • When I tripped, I had fallen onto a sharp stone, and it had effectively gouged a considerable hole in both my jeans and my knee.
    • The Romans reputedly forded the river a few miles east of Mr Boanas' history-making attempt, but the river is believed to have been marshland then, and without the deep channels gouged out by modern shipping.
    • For instance, on March 23, a group went to the town of Rantis and worked for hours to fill two trenches that the army had gouged out of the road to isolate the town.
    • A musket ball whined past my ear and gouged a furrow in the trunk of a tree.
    • When the skies open up over the desert, watercourses alter, rivers gouge out deep channels and tracks, roads break up, trees are uprooted and our dramatic countryside changes yet again.
    • Last year I was daft enough to get the guy to help me with the counter top and the clumsy fellow managed to gouge a great chunk out of the kitchen wall.
    • The gravel began to gouge holes in the hard rubber tires of the trucks, and the bumpier rides that resulted led to an increase in the number of mechanical breakdowns.
    • Huge chunks were gouged out of neighbouring tower blocks.
    • At the rear of the craft struts integral to the ship's docking facilities were bent and crumpled as it hit stern-first, gouging a huge rut through the earth.
    • The channel gouged out for the river is about 20 feet deep and flanked by high concrete walls or earth embankments.
    • The blades of wind gouged large gashes in the tree, but the tree didn't crumple or fall.
    • The bullet had gone through, gouging a ragged hole through the muscle, but missing the bone.
    • After scooting laboriously out of the surf an hour earlier, the turtle had lurched slowly up the sand to this spot where she used her dinner-plate sized rear flippers to gouge a hole deep enough to swallow a man's arm.
    • There were sleigh tracks gouged into the earth, coming very close to the house… it looked like the sleigh had very nearly plowed into the verandah, said Martin.
  • 2

    (person) extorsionar US
    • It would be a whole lot more prosperous if he stopped gouging me and the rest of his captive clients.
    • ‘Are cities overstating a threat, overselling a technology, and undercutting more important safety countermeasures to gouge revenues out of their citizens?’
    • I also don't think he's trying to gouge me on the increase, which is pretty reasonable.
    • Are we being gouged when paying top dollar to use roads and rooms which are deteriorating and ignored?
    • We are gouged enough with the outrageous prices of going to a ball game.
    • You just want to make sure that people aren't trying to gouge you in the process.
    • And while the price of visits, hospital stays and basic laboratory tests are kept artificially low, patients are still gouged.
    • Is it possible the insurance companies are gouging us?
    • Why have those greedy farmers and construction workers gouging the public when a typically efficient government agency can meet our needs.
    • Most airlines in the US will gouge you for taking your bicycle on board, but the Mexican airlines usually let it pass as just another piece of luggage.
    • Here's a solution: Stop gouging us with excess fees!
    • With the buzz about a possible war helping to drive prices ever higher, we'll look at whether profiteers are gouging you by the gallon.
    • Pharmaceutical companies, for instance, need to back up their ‘we care’ message by not gouging customers.
    • They had superior technology, but they were sitting on it and gouging us.
    • Are we being gouged by the cellphone companies?
    • Since they've been gouging me for so long, they ought to be glad to help me earn back a few pennies.
    • Well, of course the oil companies are gouging customers.
    • And they enjoy their jobs instead of grousing about deadlines or gouging the customer with extra charges.