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glory hole

1. Informal a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects
2. Nautical another term for lazaretto

glory hole

[′glȯ·rē ‚hōl]
(civil engineering)
A funnel-shaped, fixed-crest spillway.
(engineering)
A furnace for resoftening or fire polishing glass during working, or an entrance in such a furnace.
(mining engineering)
An opening formed by the removal of soft or broken ore through an underground passage.
(nucleonics)
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A large stainless steel marver is located between the glory hole and the forming bench.
The "Tiger Woods Rambovian Rosewood Glory Hole and Golf Furniture" is 60 inches in diameter with a super high gloss reflective surface and a six inch hole in the center.
While the 16th was a glory hole for Goosen it proved an embarrassment for England's Ian Poulter.
but not before we got about a THOUSAND people through the glory hole.
It used to be a glory hole when my kids were at home, full of school bags and coats, other people's kids and disarray and I used to think how nice it would be to one day have it as I wanted, clutter-free and quiet.
Museum presentations include a former miner's shack converted into a theater, where films of horses being lowered into mines are shown; a company store with displays of Park City memorabilia; a series of tunnels salted with "gemstones" for children to explore; an exacting diorama of Ontario Canyon as it appeared in the late 1800s, and a lifelike robotic, mustachioed miner who discusses glory hole days with visitors.
Records indicate that precious metals have historically been found at the properties including the Hayes silver Mine, the Crosby Mine, and the Glory Hole Mine.
For a new performance, The Sanctified Space, 2012, staged during the current exhibition's opening, Adams sat behind a free-standing wall covered in floral wallpaper; he was invisible to the crowd save for two of his fingers, which he had painted gold and dangled through an aperture in the wall suggesting action through a glory hole.
Some of my favourites include Handbags and Glad Rags, the Glory Hole and Starry Starry Night.
My family, my house, my cat, my friends, my books, Glasgow, Glaswegian people, cups of tea, Stravaigin pub, smelling really clean air, polite people, being a student and not having to get up for work, Glory Hole - my favourite vintage clothing store in Glasgow - the list is endless.
This sends the daughter into the depths of the glory hole we euphemistically call her wardrobe to find her specs.
A more elegant experience is offered in the show's most impressive work, Glory Hole, 2010, a semireflective, semitransparent threesided glass cubicle with a crotch-level, circular cutout facing the door--suggesting a Dan Graham pavilion designed for the Slammer.