gashing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

gashing

  1. present participle of gash

Noun[edit]

gashing ‎(plural gashings)

  1. The act of making a gash, or cut.
    • 1821, Theodore Dehon, Sermons, on the Public Means of Grace
      Nature prompts to the use of them; for the savage of the woods has the song and the ceremonies of his ancestors, and by the gashings and daubings with which he disfigures his form, denotes his tribe.
  2. (engineering) The roughing operation for worm gears.

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