There are 2 translations of gouge in Spanish:

gouge1

Pronunciation: /gaʊdʒ/

n

  • 1.1 (tool) gubia (feminine)
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    • A chisel, two gouges, jewelers' shears, and the plane blade were made in Sheffield.
    • 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.
    1.2 (groove) boquete (masculine)
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    • 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.
    • 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.

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adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of gouge in Spanish:

gouge2

vt

  • 1 (cut out) [channel/hole] abrir*, hacer*
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    • 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 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.
    • Witnesses said the blast gouged a hole in the ground and propelled the car about 30 ft.
  • 2 [person] (American English/inglés norteamericano) extorsionar
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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Is it possible the insurance companies are gouging us?

Phrasal verbs

gouge out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
sacar*, arrancar* to gouge sb's eyes out sacarle* los ojos a algn he gouged out a groove in the wood hizo una ranura en la madera

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.