from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drilled hole in which an explosive charge is placed before detonation.
  • noun A small hole in bark, leaves, fruit, or another plant part caused by an insect or a disease.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hole made by the passage of a shot fired from a gun; also, a blasting-hole or drill-hole charged and prepared for a blast or “shot,” as this term is sometimes used by miners.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun drill hole for a charge of an explosive


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