Definitions for gorgegɔrdʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gorgegɔrdʒ(n.; v.)gorged, gorg•ing.
(n.)a narrow cleft with steep, rocky walls, esp. one through which a stream runs.
Category: Geography (terms)
a small canyon.
Category: Geography (terms)
a gluttonous meal.
something that is swallowed; contents of the stomach.
an obstructing mass:
an ice gorge.
the seam where the lapel joins the collar of a coat.
the rear part of a bastion or similar outwork of a fortification.
a primitive type of fishhook consisting of a sharply pointed piece of bone, antler, etc., that is attached to a line and lodges in a fish's gills when swallowed.
the throat; gullet.
a feeling of strong disgust or anger:
Their cruelty made his gorge rise.
(v.t.)to stuff with food:
to gorge oneself.
to swallow, esp. greedily.
to fill or choke up.
(v.i.)to eat greedily.
Origin of gorge:
1325–75;< OF gorger, der. of gorge throat 蠐 L gurguliō gullet, gurges whirlpool, eddy
a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gullet(verb)
the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out(verb)
overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
"She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
the throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the stomach
a narrow passage or entrance
a defile between mountains
the entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. See Illust. of Bastion
that which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl
a filling or choking of a passage or channel by an obstruction; as, an ice gorge in a river
a concave molding; a cavetto
the groove of a pulley
to swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities
to glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate
to eat greedily and to satiety
Translations for gorge
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a deep narrow valley
A river ran along the bottom of the gorge.
- ravyn, kloofAfrikaans
- مَضيق بين جَبَلَينArabic
- desfiladeiroPortuguese (BR)
- die FelsschluchtGerman
- desfiladero; barrancoSpanish
- तंग घाटीHindi
- gudura, kanjonCroatian
- 깊은 골짜기Korean
- ravijn, bergkloof, afgrondDutch
- gjel, juv, kløftNorwegian
- ستونى، مرۍ: تنګىPashto
- trecătoare, defileuRomanian
- klyfta, trångt bergspassSwedish
- sarp vadiTurkish
- 峽谷Chinese (Trad.)
- вузька ущелинаUkrainian
- hẻm núiVietnamese
- 峡谷Chinese (Simp.)
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