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gorge

(gôrj)
n.
1. The throat; the gullet: The gory sight made my gorge rise.
2. The crop of a hawk.
3. An instance of gluttonous eating.
4. The contents of the stomach; something swallowed.
v. gorged, gorging, gorges
v.tr.
1. To stuff with food; glut: gorged themselves with candy.
2. To devour greedily.
v.intr.
To eat gluttonously.

gorg′er n.

gorge

verb To eat gluttonously, that is, far beyond the point of mere satiation.
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"We averaged 75 picks a day with the crane, lowering equipment down into the gorge," said Clark.
Established in 1990, Paris-based Groupe Gorge is an industrial group operating in four major business areas: intelligent safety systems, used for work in risky environments; nuclear protection environments, used to secure people and buildings housing radioactive materials; industrial projects and services; and 3D Printing, which provides systems, printers and material.
During warmer periods, the glaciers receded, and rivers carved V-shaped notches, or inner gorges, into the valley floors.
I have a permit to train Gorge and he's the only horse I've got at the moment."
Exploring Wales' wooded gorges is increasing in popularity and the video by the Countryside Council for Wales highlights the natural wonders of gorges to help people appreciate the "Celtic rainforests" beforehand.
You can see the results of those labors this fall at the Portland Art Museum, where Toedtemeier is curator of photography, in a show he put together, "Wild Beauty: Photographs of the Columbia River Gorge 1867-1957."
Probably one of Cornell's most difficult challenges has been the campus's historic gorges.
A natural garden boasting more than 300 varieties of wildflowers, ferns, trees and shrubs and a trout pond add to the beauty of the Gorge. And the chance to "pan for gems" at the Gorge's sluice--located outside the visitor center--offers would-be miners a fun and surprising lesson in geology.
The Potomac Gorge isn't just about water though, says one of the beetle surveyors, Warren Steiner of the Smithsonian.
On the terraced floor of the Gibbston Valley, below the often snow-capped mountains, the site is bounded to the north by the Kawerau Gorge, one of the most dramatic moments in a remarkable part of the country.
Environment Editor Tony Henderson wanders through Northumberland's gorgeous gorge.
Bristol's Avon Gorge, spanned by the Clifton Suspension Bridge, has become a target for graffiti artists, with massive rock faces being spray-painted with names and slogans.