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gouge
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gouge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tool)
a. la gubia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I use a mallet and a medium-sized gouge when I first start to shape the wood.Uso un mazo y una gubia mediana al empezar a darle forma a la madera.
2. (indentation)
a. el boquete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Alex and Dan made big gouges in the plaster when they tried to get the sofa up the stairs.Alex y Dan hicieron grandes boquetes en el enlucido al tratar de subir el sofá por la escalera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to perforate)
a. abrir
The iceberg gouged a hole in the side of the ship.El iceberg abrió un hueco en el costado del barco.
b. cavar
The quad bikes were gouging deep ruts into the field as they raced around.Las cuatrimotos cavaron surcos profundos en el terreno mientras corrían a toda velocidad.
c. excavar
During quarrying operations, the machinery had gouged a huge crater in the landscape.Durante las operaciones de extracción, la maquinaria había excavado un enorme cráter en el paisaje.
d. arrancar
The plane gouged a chunk out of the mountainside when it crashed.Al estrellarse, el avión arrancó una buena parte de la ladera de la montaña.
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gouge
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (eye)
a. arrancar
2. (hole)
a. cavar
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gouge [ɡaʊdʒ]
noun
gubia (f)
transitive verb
[+hole etc] excavar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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