To dig out (earth, soil, etc.)
(Slang) To have understanding:
To enlarge or shape (a hole) with a broach
To open (a rifle or shotgun) at the breech
To make a breach in; break open or through
A difficult or embarrassing situation
A cucumber preserved in such a solution
Jam is defined as being in an intense or difficult situation, or is a preserve made from whole fruit and sugar.
A break or open space, as in a surface; gap
The definition of a vacuum is a space devoid of air or matter, or a tool that uses suction to clean.
A vertical opening passing through the floors of a building, as for an elevator
The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
An object for which rent is charged or paid.
The definition of a recess is an indentation in a wall or other surface.
A receptacle, cavity, or opening.
(--- Sports) An area beside an auto racecourse where cars may be refueled or serviced during a race:
The right to travel as a passenger, especially on a ship:
The definition of an os is a mouth or hole.
The specific space occupied by an organism within its habitat
A musing; deep meditation
The definition of a lacuna is a space where something is missing.
An opening or space, especially a small or narrow one between mineral grains in a rock or within sediments or soil.
An opening allowing passage or entrance.
An opening or short passage, especially in the body. &diamf3; The large opening in the base of the skull through which the spinal cord passes is called the foramen magnum (măg&STRESS;nəm). &diamf3; The opening in the septum between the right and left atria of the heart, present in the fetus but usually closed soon after birth, is the foramen ovale (ō-văl&STRESS;ē, -vā&STRESS;lē, -vä&STRESS;-).
An abnormal duct or passage resulting from injury, disease, or a congenital disorder that connects an abscess, cavity, or hollow organ to the body surface or to another hollow organ.
The definition of a fissure is an opening in the Earth, or a disagreement or split on an issue.
Fault means a mistake or a weakness.
A small, cozy room in a house, where a person can be alone to read, work, etc.
The definition of a defect is an imperfection or lacking that causes the person or thing with the defect to fall short of perfection.
A bowl-shaped depression created by the activity of a volcano or geyser.
A small opening, as in a wall or rock face; a crevice.
A cover charge.
A surface or structure configured in such a curve.
An enclosed space or compartment:
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.
Any similar passage or hole for shelter, refuge, etc.
(Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
(Informal) A difficult or restrictive situation; jam
A distressing or difficult happening or situation
An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
Plight is a bad or unfortunate situation.
A threatening or embarrassing position from which escape is difficult:
A box stall.
A rudimentary or improvised dwelling, especially one not legally owned.
The definition of a shack is a small house with crude construction.
A little house or cabin of the plainest or crudest kind
The front opening in the barrel of a gun
The process of breaking open or bursting.
An empty space; void or vacuum
The opening into something felt to be insatiable:
An immeasurably deep chasm, depth, or void:
A narrow crack or opening; a fissure or cleft.
A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
The definition of an orifice is an opening, especially an opening to the body or the opening of a tube or pipe.
A gap, breach, or aperture:
A small corner, alcove, or recess, especially one in a large room.
The definition of a lair is a secret, secluded or private place, especially one used by an animal.
An entrance, opening, or passage
The definition of a hovel is a small shelter, or a low, open shed.
A hole or hollow made by excavating
A dark, often underground chamber used to confine prisoners.
(Cricket) A fielding position near the boundary.
The definition of a quagmire is soft, wet ground or a complex and difficult situation with no easy solution.
An argument necessitating a choice between equally unfavorable or disagreeable alternatives
The mouth of a river where it flows into a larger body of water.
Benefit or profit; gain:
Something that closes or shuts.
The definition of a punch is a device used for making holes or stamping, or a hard hit with the fist.
An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
A usually cylindrical or conic piece cut from something larger, often as a sample.
Light-colored trousers formerly worn as part of the winter semidress uniform by US Army officers.
An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
(Informal) A particular kind of action, situation, or behavior:
Solid means something that is not a liquid or a gas.
A plug used to stop the hole in a barrel
To remove the wrapping from:
Wealthy people considered as a group. Often used with the :
(Uncountable) The abstract instantiation of goodness; that which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.
One that protects:
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