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Meanings and phrases
- an opening into or through something
- an opening deliberately made in or through something
- one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; golf hole
- an unoccupied space
- a depression hollowed out of solid matter; hollow
- informal terms for a difficult situation; fix; jam; mess; muddle; pickle; kettle of fish
- a fault
- informal terms for the mouth; trap; cakehole; maw; yap; gob
- hit the ball into the hole; hole out
- make holes in
Black Hole of Calcutta
- a dungeon (20 feet square) in a fort in Calcutta where as many as 146 English prisoners were held overnight by Siraj-ud-daula; the next morning only 23 were still alive
- a hole that allows the passage of air
- a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly; air pocket; pocket
- a region of space resulting from the collapse of a star; extremely high gravitational field
- A black hole would also be smaller than a star.
- Observers falling into a Schwarzschild black hole ("i.e.
- The black hole is 250 million times as massive as the Sun.
- a hole made by a bullet passing through it
- a hole through which buttons are pushed; buttonhole
- a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes; bore; bore-hole
- a hole (as in a helmet) for sound to reach the ears
- one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it
- a hole for inserting a finger
- a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire; foxhole
- dugout as a place of safe retreat (when in a funk)
- a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship; lazaretto
- one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; hole
- a hole in the ground made by gophers
- any assets that are concealed until they can be used advantageously
- (poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown
- hit the ball into the hole; hole
- sleep during winter; hibernate
- remain secluded or in hiding
- score a hole in one
- (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits; kettle
lubber 's hole
- hole in a platform on a mast through which a sailor can climb without going out on the shrouds
- a hole (as in a ski mask) for the mouth
- a hole left after a nail is removed
- an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone
- a hole dug in the ground to hold a fence post; posthole
- a hole in the ground as a nest made by wild rabbits; rabbit burrow
- drill hole for a charge of an explosive
- a vent (as in a roof) for smoke to escape
- a hole in a soundboard (as of a violin) designed to resonate with the tones
- a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof; sinkhole; sink
- a small body of water (usually in a creek) that is deep enough to use for swimming
- a natural hole or hollow containing water
- a health resort near a spring or at the seaside; watering place; spa
- Hyde Park was a watering hole for pioneers heading west on the Santa Fe Trail.
- Havex infected systems via watering hole attacks redirecting users to malicious websites.
- 'Slugger' has developed a reputation as 'the watering hole of the political class in Northern Ireland.'
- The game ended when the ball fell through a hole.
- On 7 March 1867, Johns escaped through a hole he had made in the prison wall.
- A handle is attached by a bolt running vertically through a hole in the centre of the stone.
- A spiracle is a small hole found behind each eye.
- A small hole in a shakehole leads on to a broken shaft.
- The first play feature is a small hole on river left called Hollywood.
- It is believed to have a supermassive black hole at its center.
- These results imply that NGC 5005 contains a supermassive black hole.
- There is believed to be a supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy.
- These blades form a tunnel-like hole through the enzyme.
- The body of an acoustic guitar has a sound hole through which sound projects.
- They are conversing when suddenly, Hamasaki drills a hole through the brick wall and comes in.
- The cave's entrance appears as a large hole in the ground.
- The outer edge of each parietal bone contacts a large hole on each side of the skull roof.
- Helicopter footage later showed a large hole and broken glass in the building's lobby doors.
- Porky looks through the hole, and then turns to the left to find dynamites.
- Smoothing leather thongs placed through the hole in a similar way is another possible use.
- Prior to 1776 there were only two stumps and Lumpy's deliveries could go through the hole.
- He won in a sudden-death playoff over American Patrick Reed, with a birdie on the first extra hole.
- He was eliminated at the first extra hole after finding the water with his second shot to the par-5 18th hole.
- However, on the second extra hole Casey holed a 25-foot birdie putt from the back of the green to win the title.
- A stroke out of the lead on the final hole, his tee shot found the rough and he double bogeyed.
- Sinking a birdie putt on the final hole, he won by one stroke, avoiding a playoff with runners-up Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka.
- He first came to prominence as an amateur at the 1998 Open Championship where he holed a dramatic shot from the rough at the final hole to finish in a tie for fourth place.