hole definición, hole significado | diccionario de inglés definición

Buscar también en: Web Noticias Enciclopedia Imágenes
Collins

hole

  

      n  
1    an area hollowed out in a solid  
2    an opening made in or through something  
3    an animal's hiding place or burrow  
4    Informal   an unattractive place, such as a town or a dwelling  
5    Informal   a cell or dungeon  
6      (U.S.)  
informal   a small anchorage  
7    a fault (esp. in the phrase pick holes in)  
8    Slang   a difficult and embarrassing situation  
9    the cavity in various games into which the ball must be thrust  
10      (on a golf course)  
a    the cup on each of the greens  
b    each of the divisions of a course (usually 18) represented by the distance between the tee and a green  
c    the score made in striking the ball from the tee into the hole  
11      (Physics)  
a    a vacancy in a nearly full band of quantum states of electrons in a semiconductor or an insulator. Under the action of an electric field holes behave as carriers of positive charge  
b    (as modifier)  
hole current     
c    a vacancy in the nearly full continuum of quantum states of negative energy of fermions. A hole appears as the antiparticle of the fermion  
12    hole in the wall  
Informal   a small dingy place, esp. one difficult to find  
13    in holes   so worn as to be full of holes  
his socks were in holes     
14    in the hole     (Chiefly U.S.)  
a    in debt  
b    (of a card, the hole card, in stud poker) dealt face down in the first round  
15    make a hole in   to consume or use a great amount of (food, drink, money, etc.)  
to make a hole in a bottle of brandy     
      vb  
16    to make a hole or holes in (something)  
17    when intr, often foll by: out     (Golf)   to hit (the ball) into the hole  
     (Old English hol; related to Gothic hulundi, German Höhle, Old Norse hylr pool, Latin caulis hollow stem; see hollow)  
  holey      adj  


air hole  
      n  
1    a hole that allows the passage of air, esp. for ventilation  
2    a section of open water in a frozen surface  
3       a less common name for       air pocket       1  
beam hole  
      n   a hole in the shield of a nuclear reactor through which a beam of radiation, esp. of neutrons, is allowed to escape for experimental purposes  
black hole     (Astronomy)  
      n  
1   
a    a hypothetical region of space resulting from the gravitational collapse of a star following the exhaustion of its nuclear fuel. The gravitational field around the region would be so high that neither matter nor radiation could escape from it  
b    a similar but much more massive region of space at the centre of a galaxy  
2    any place regarded as resembling a black hole in that items or information entering it cannot be retrieved  
Black Hole of Calcutta  
      n  
1    a small dungeon in which in 1756 the Nawab of Bengal reputedly confined 146 English prisoners, of whom only 23 survived  
2    Informal     (chiefly Brit)   any uncomfortable or overcrowded place  
bogey hole  
      n     (Austral)   a natural pool used for swimming  
bolt hole  
      n   a place of escape from danger  
cat hole  
      n   one of a pair of holes in the after part of a ship through which hawsers are passed for steadying the ship or heaving astern  
coal hole  
      n     (Brit)  
informal   a small coal cellar  
dene hole  
      n   a hole or shaft excavated in the chalk of southern England or northern France, of uncertain origin and purpose  
     (of uncertain origin: perhaps from dene1)  
dry hole  
      n   (in the oil industry) a well that is drilled but does not produce oil or gas in commercially worthwhile amounts  
funk hole  
      n  
Informal  
1      (Military)   a dugout  
2    a job that affords exemption from military service  
glory hole  
      n  
1    Informal   a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects  
2      (Nautical)      another term for       lazaretto       1  
gnamma hole  
      n      a variant spelling of       namma hole  
hidy-hole   , hidey-hole  
      n  
Informal   a hiding place  
hole-and-corner  
      adj   usually prenominal  
Informal   furtive or secretive  
hole in one     (Golf)  
      n  
1    a shot from the tee that finishes in the hole  
      vb  
2    intr   to score a hole in one,   (Also (esp. U.S.))    ace  
hole in the heart  
      n  
a    a defect of the heart in which there is an abnormal opening in any of the walls dividing the four heart chambers  
b    (as modifier)  
a hole-in-the-heart operation     
hole up  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    (of an animal) to hibernate, esp. in a cave  
2    Informal   to hide or remain secluded  
kettle hole  
      n   a round hollow formed by the melting of a mass of buried ice,   (Often shortened to)    kettle  
lubber's hole  
      n     (Nautical)   a hole in a top or platform on a mast through which a sailor can climb  
namma hole  
      n     (Austral)   a natural well in a rock  
     (C19: from a native Australian language)  
nineteenth hole  
      n     (Golf, slang)   the bar in a golf clubhouse  
     (C20: from its being the next objective after a standard 18-hole round)  
priest-hole   , priest's hole  
      n   a secret chamber in certain houses in England, built as a hiding place for Roman Catholic priests when they were proscribed in the 16th and 17th centuries  
shot hole  
      n   a drilled hole into which explosive is put for blasting  
snow hole  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a shelter dug in deep usually drifted snow,   (Also called)    snow cave  
sound hole  
      n   any of variously shaped apertures in the sounding board of certain stringed instruments, such as the `f' shaped holes of a violin  
spider hole  
      n     (Military)   a small hole in the ground in which a sniper hides  
swallow hole  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)      another word for       sinkhole       1  
toad-in-the-hole  
      n     (Brit. and Austral)   a dish made of sausages baked in a batter  
top-hole  
      interj  
      adj     (Brit)  
informal   excellent; splendid  
water hole  
      n  
1    a depression, such as a pond or pool, containing water, esp. one used by animals as a drinking place  
2    a source of drinking water in a desert  
watering hole  
      n  
1    a pool where animals drink; water hole  
2    Facetious slang   a pub  
Wookey Hole  
      n   a village in SW England, in Somerset, near Wells: noted for the nearby limestone cave in which prehistoric remains have been found. Pop.: 1000 (latest est.)  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
Collins

hole

  
1    aperture, breach, break, crack, fissure, gap, opening, orifice, outlet, perforation, puncture, rent, split, tear, vent  
2    cave, cavern, cavity, chamber, depression, excavation, hollow, pit, pocket, scoop, shaft  
3    burrow, covert, den, earth, lair, nest, retreat, shelter  
4      (informal)   dive     (slang)   dump     (informal)   hovel, joint     (slang)   slum  
5      (informal)   calaboose     (U.S. informal)   cell, dungeon, oubliette, prison  
6    defect, discrepancy, error, fallacy, fault, flaw, inconsistency, loophole  
7      (slang)   dilemma, fix     (informal)   hot water     (informal)   imbroglio, jam     (informal)   mess, predicament, quandary, scrape     (informal)   spot     (informal)   tangle, tight spot  
8    pick holes in      asperse, bad-mouth     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   cavil, crab     (informal)   criticize, denigrate, disparage, disprove, find fault, knock     (informal)   niggle, pull to pieces, put down, rubbish     (informal)   run down, slag (off)     (slang)   slate     (informal)  


hole-and-corner     
backstairs, clandestine, furtive, secret, secretive, sneaky     (informal)   stealthy, surreptitious, underhand, under the counter     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
   above-board, candid, frank, open, public  
hole up     
go to earth, hibernate, hide, shelter, take cover, take refuge  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Consulte también:

air hole, beam hole, black hole, bogey hole

need smth. like a hole in the head exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]

Comentarios adicionales:

Para mejorar la calidad de los comentarios, debe identificarse. Es fácil y rápido:
O Regístrese/conéctese en Reverso

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
nnpl.
to make a hole in ground, with a spade for example
Para añadir entradas a su lista de vocabulario, únase a nuestra comunidad. Es fácil y rápido:

Publicidad