foot holes

foot holes

[′fu̇t ‚hōlz]
(mining engineering)
Holes cut in the sides of shafts or winzes to enable miners to climb up or down.
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The foot holes haven't got too much bigger and, as long as they don't put anymore sand on, it shouldn't disintegrate anymore.
With hand holes in case the college student needs a drink of water and foot holes in case the college student gets too warm, this dorm essentials item will completely engulf the college student in comfort and warmth.
The pitch hasn't really deteriorated, but there will be more foot holes for me to bowl into later on.
He said: "The foot holes are beginning to fill with water and it's getting bad.
When planting and sowing it is best to stand on a plank as this stops you leaving great foot holes in the soft soil.
There is a risk in its present condition, when you get five foot holes appearing and see the amount of damage in the recent storms obviously major attention is needed.
And he is looking forward to the challenge of following in Kasprowicz's foot holes in Chester-le-Street, which was the scene of the Australian's second consecutive nine-wicket haul against Durham last season.
Those deep holes around the old Florida Power Plant near Weedon Island not only hold silver trout, but an occasional gag grouper has been pulled out of the 20-plus foot holes.
With such limited visibility you might think that sight fishing for tarpon (or anything else) would be impossible around the 20 foot holes.