wet hole

wet hole

[′wet ‚hōl]
(engineering)
A borehole that traverses a water-bearing formation from which the flow of water is great enough to keep the hole almost full of water.
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But last night, the 19-year-old said: "They left my mother down there in a dark, wet hole for six hours and I can never forgive them for that.
The shrapnel had gone down into the other's brain and he died in that stinking, wet hole with an unfinished letter to his mom in his top pocket, curled like he was asleep.
Water will be directed to places within the field where it will lie, creating wet holes and the risk of even greater compaction next year.