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Definition of Hole

Hole

  1. Whole.
  2. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.
  3. An excavation in the ground, made by an animal to live in, or a natural cavity inhabited by an animal; hence, a low, narrow, or dark lodging or place; a mean habitation.
  4. To cut, dig, or bore a hole or holes in; as, to hole a post for the insertion of rails or bars.
  5. To drive into a hole, as an animal, or a billiard ball.
  6. To go or get into a hole.
  7. A small cavity used in some games, usually one into which a marble or ball is to be played or driven; hence, a score made by playing a marble or ball into such a hole, as in golf.
  8. At Eton College, England, that part of the floor of the court between the step and the pepperbox.

Hole Quotations

One thing about championship teams is that they're resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.
Nick Saban

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
Lucretius

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
George Will

We've demonstrated a strong track record of being very disciplined with the use of our cash. We don't let it burn a hole in our pocket, we don't allow it to motivate us to do stupid acquisitions. And so I think that we'd like to continue to keep our powder dry, because we do feel that there are one or more strategic opportunities in the future.
Steve Jobs

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
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Hole Translations

hole in Afrikaans is lek, sloot, gat
hole in Danish is hul
hole in Dutch is groef, gracht, kuil, groeve, greppel
hole in German is Markierung, Loch
hole in Italian is fossa
hole in Latin is foramen, cavus
hole in Norwegian is hull
hole in Portuguese is furo
hole in Spanish is agujero, zanja, hornacho

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