(Countable) An uncovered cutting in the earth, in distinction from a covered cutting or tunnel.
A cavity, gap, or space:
A small flat-bottom boat of shallow draft. Specifically, a flat-bottom boat made of one four-feet by eight-feet piece of plywood, the bottom being a two-feet eight-inches wide eight-feet long pointed-ends lengthwise-centered oval cut from the piece, and the boat's sides being comprised of the two remaining pieces attached lengthwise to the outside edges of the oval.
The state of being covered or protected:
A sand trap or other barren area serving as a hazard on a golf course
a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by an animal
A narrow, light boat with its sides meeting in a sharp edge at each end: it is moved by one or more paddles
A ship or submarine.
A hole dug in the ground as a temporary protection for one or two soldiers against enemy gunfire or tanks
A naturally occurring underground hollow or passage, especially one with an opening to the surface of the Earth. Caves can form through a variety of processes, including the dissolution of limestone by flowing water, the differential cooling of volcanic magma (which occurs when the outside surface of the lava cools, but the inside continues to flow downwards, forming a hollow tube), or the action of wind and waves along a rocky coast.
One of the divisions of a golf course, from tee to cup.
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