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1. A deep narrow valley with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
2. A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification.
3. The throat; the gullet: The gory sight made my gorge rise.
4. The crop of a hawk.
5. An instance of gluttonous eating.
6. The contents of the stomach; something swallowed.
7. A mass obstructing a narrow passage: a shipping lane blocked by an ice gorge.
8. The seam on the front of a coat or jacket where the lapel and the collar are joined.
v. gorged, gorg·ing, gorg·es
1. To stuff with food; glut: gorged themselves with candy.
2. To devour greedily.
To eat gluttonously.
[Middle English, throat, from Old French, from Late Latin gurga, perhaps from Latin gurges, whirlpool, abyss.]
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1. (Physical Geography) a deep ravine, esp one through which a river runs
2. (Anatomy) the contents of the stomach
3. feelings of disgust or resentment (esp in the phrase one's gorge rises)
4. an obstructing mass: an ice gorge.
5. (Fortifications) fortifications
a. a narrow rear entrance to a work
b. the narrow part of a bastion or outwork
6. (Anatomy) archaic the throat or gullet
7. (Falconry) (intr) falconry (of hawks) to eat until the crop is completely full
8. to swallow (food) ravenously
9. (tr) to stuff (oneself) with food
[C14: from Old French gorger to stuff, from gorge throat, from Late Latin gurga, modification of Latin gurges whirlpool]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., v. gorged, gorg•ing. n.
1. a narrow cleft with steep, rocky walls, esp. one through which a stream runs.
2. a small canyon.
3. a gluttonous meal.
4. something that is swallowed; contents of the stomach.
5. an obstructing mass: an ice gorge.
6. the seam where the lapel joins the collar of a coat.
7. the rear part of a bastion or similar outwork of a fortification.
8. 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.
9. the throat; gullet.
10. a feeling of strong disgust or anger: Their cruelty made his gorge rise.v.t.
11. to stuff with food: to gorge oneself.
12. to swallow, esp. greedily.
13. to fill or choke up.v.i.
14. to eat greedily.
[1325–75;< Old French gorger, derivative of gorge throat « Latin gurguliō gullet, gurges whirlpool, eddy]
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A deep, narrow passage with steep sides, often with a stream flowing through it.
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Past participle: gorged
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A deep, narrow, steep-sided valley, formed where a river erodes the floor far faster than the sides.
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|Noun||1.||gorge - a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)|
ravine - a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)
|2.||gorge - a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)|
|3.||gorge - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach|
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
epicardia - the short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
cardiac sphincter - the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction
|Verb||1.||gorge - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"|
binge, englut, engorge, glut, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, scarf out, satiate, stuff
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
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1. overeat, bolt, devour, gobble, wolf, swallow, gulp, guzzle, pig out (slang) I could spend all day gorging on chocolate.
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مَضيق بين جَبَلَينيأكُل بِنَهَم وشراهَه
gljúfurháma í sig
sarp vaditıka basa yemek
B. VT to gorge o.s → atracarse (with, on de)
C. VI → atracarse (on de)
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(Geog) → Schlucht f
vr → schlemmen, sich vollessen; (animal) → gierig fressen, schlingen; to gorge (oneself) on something (also fig) → etw in sich (acc) → hineinschlingen, etw verschlingen
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1. n (Geog, Anat) → gola
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a deep narrow valley. A river ran along the bottom of the gorge. ravyn, kloof مَضيق بين جَبَلَين клисура desfiladeiro rokle die Felsschlucht kløft φαράγγιdesfiladero; barranco kuristik گردنه rotko gorgeגיא तंग घाटी gudura, kanjon szurdok jurang gljúfur gola 峡谷 깊은 골짜기 tarpeklis aiza gaung ravijn, bergkloof, afgrondgjel, juv, kløftwąwóz ستونى، مرۍ: تنګى desfiladeiro trecătoare, defileu ущелье roklina soteska klisura klyfta, trångt bergspass ช่องเขา sarp vadi 峽谷 вузька ущелина گھاٹی hẻm núi 峡谷verb
to eat greedily until one is full. He gorged himself on fruit at the party. verslind, volprop يأكُل بِنَهَم وشراهَه тъпча се empanturrar-se nacpat se vollstopfen proppe sig med τρώω λαίμαργα, μπουκώνω atiborrarse de, atracarse de, hartarse de kurguni täis õgima شکمی از عزا درآوردن mässäillä se gorger de לִזלוֹל गले तक खा लेना prežderavati se bezabál melahap háma í sig ingozzarsi がつがつ食べる 게걸스럽게 먹다 prisiryti, apsiryti pierīties melahap zich volproppen met stappe/proppe i seg opychać się په حرص خوړل، اپيلل، ډير خوړل empanturrar-se a înfuleca объедаться napchať sa basati se prejesti se proppa i sig, frossa på กินอย่างตะกละ tıka basa yemek 拼命吃, 塞飽 пожадливо їсти پیٹ بھر کر کھانا ngốn; tọng vào 拼命吃，塞饱
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