gorge

  • 41gorge — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Late Latin gurga, alteration of gurges, from Latin, whirlpool more at voracious Date: 14th century 1. throat often used with rise to indicate revulsion accompanied by a sensation of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 42gorge — 1) an old piece of fishing gear comprising a short piece of wood, bone, horn, flint or metal, variously shaped, but having sharp ends, usually a central attachment for the line, and embedded in bait. When the fish swims away, having swallowed the …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 43gorge — [14] Gorge originally meant ‘throat’; the metaphorical extension to ‘rocky ravine’ did not really take place until the mid 18th century (the semantic connection was presumably ‘narrow opening between which things pass’). The word was borrowed… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 44gorge — [gɔːdʒ] noun [C] I a deep valley with high straight sides II verb gorge [gɔːdʒ] gorge yourself (on sth) to eat or drink so much of something that you cannot eat or drink any more …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 45gorge — tarpeklis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Siauras gilus kalnų slėnis stačiais uolėtais šlaitais, vandentėkmės išgraužtas kietose uolienose. Gylis paprastai didesnis už plotį. atitikmenys: angl. cambe; canyon; gap; gorge;… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 46gorge — [14] Gorge originally meant ‘throat’; the metaphorical extension to ‘rocky ravine’ did not really take place until the mid 18th century (the semantic connection was presumably ‘narrow opening between which things pass’). The word was borrowed… …

    Word origins

  • 47GORGÉ, ÉE — adj. Qui a beaucoup de voix, une bonne voix, en parlant d’un Chien. Un chien bien gorgé. Il signifie spécialement, en termes de Blason, Qui a le cou ceint d’une couronne dont l’émail est différent de celui de l’animal, en parlant d’un Lion, d’un… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 48gorge — 1. noun /ɡɔːdʒ/ a) A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine. b) The throat or gullet. 2 …

    Wiktionary

  • 49gorgé — dégorgé désengorgé engorgé gorgé regorgé rengorgé égorgé …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 50gorge — 1. noun the river runs through a gorge Syn: ravine, canyon, gully, defile, couloir; chasm, gulf; gulch, coulee 2. verb 1) they gorged themselves on cake Syn: stuff, cram, fill; g …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 51gorge — noun Syn: ravine, canyon, gully, defile, couloir, chasm, gulf; S.English chine; N.English gill; N.Amer. gulch, coulee Phrases: gorge oneself …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 52gorge — tarpukalnė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vieta tarp kalnų. atitikmenys: angl. combe; gorge; narrow vok. Bergschlucht, f; Engpasses, m; Gebirgspasses, m rus. межгорье, n; ущелье, n …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 53gorge — kanjonas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Gilus siauras upės slėnis stačiais arba laiptuotais šlaitais ir plokščiu dugnu, kurį dažnai visą užima upės vaga. atitikmenys: angl. canyon; canon; gorge vok. Canyon, m rus. каньон, m …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 54GORGÉ — ÉE.. adj. T. de Blason. Il se dit D un lion, d un cygne, ou autre animal, qui a le cou ceint d une couronne dont l émail est différent de celui de l animal …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 55gorge —   deep, narrow, steep (often vertical) sided valley which usually has a river occupying its entire floor …

    Geography glossary

  • 56gorge —    A narrow passage or canyon in a mountain system [16].    See also canyon …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 57gorge — Synonyms and related words: abysm, abyss, allay, arroyo, bar, barrier, batten, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bolt, bolt down, bottleneck, box canyon, breach, break, canyon, cavity, cecum, chap, chasm, check,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 58gorge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gully, ravine, canyon, pass; feast. See interval. v. overeat, gormandize, stuff, bolt, gulp. See gluttony. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. chasm, canyon, abyss, crevasse; see ravine . v. Syn. glut, surfeit,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 59gorge —     a) A narrow, deep valley with nearly vertical, rocky walls, smaller than a canyon, and more steep sided than a ravine; especially a restricted, steep walled part of a canyon.     b) A narrow defile or passage between hills or mountains.    GG …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 60gorge — adj very attractive. A shortened form of gor geous used especially by middle class speakers in both the UK and the USA since 2000 …

    Contemporary slang