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posthole

[′pōst‚hōl]
(civil engineering)
A hole bored in the ground to hold a fence post.
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It is not clear weather or not the northern half of the structure was roofed as only one very small posthole was found in this context.
Modern umus are normally covered by a fale to protect the ovens from rain; the posthole in Feature 4 may have been part of an analogous structure.
Postholes were prepared with 9-mm drills available in the post kit.
The feud over teaching evolution persists to this day; so part of any posthole we might dig must include immersion in contemporary affairs, with students examining personal beliefs about intelligent design, local control of curriculum, and circumstances where the issue has most recently flared.
So all we need there is a small one-foot by one-foot hole that can be dug with a posthole digger.
This price includes either a surface-mount pedestal (mounts onto concrete using four Hilti[R] bolts) or a direct burial pedestal (that can be set using two bags of ready-mix concrete and a posthole digger).
The V-Loc in-ground anchoring system is a permanent posthole that can be used for round, square, and U-channel posts for signs, mailboxes and other applications, resisting movement from wind vibration.
It's off balance, similar to a record with a warped posthole.
TOOLS: circular saw, table saw (optional), saber saw, electric drill, 3/8- and 1-inch paddle-blade drill bits, electric sander, carpenter's square, framing square, rasp, hammer, posthole digger, shovel, level, stepladder
Brain, an archaeologist with the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, who had found one posthole in 1994, used the map to find another posthole, confirming the location of the storehouse.
Charcoal from the posthole produced a radiocarbon measurement of 1519 B.
To improve drainage, dig a narrow weep hole 2 1/2 feet deep using a posthole digger.