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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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Colored glass is attached in the glory hole at various steps in the process.
The primary crushing station levels and the glory hole collar will be lowered progressively as the granite is extracted.
Something magical happens to sand and chemicals somewhere between the furnaces, the glory holes and the slow cooling of the glass-making process.
As part of the drilling program, the Glory Hole area will be drilled to test extensions of mineralized area to the west and north of the Hayes Deposit.
The European Investment Bank started out in the early 1990s - from a much mocked marble-lined glory hole in the City - as a supplier of easy loans to modernise railways, roads and whatever in recently communist central Europe.
The same no-bullshit, fun-at-all-costs coverage of the San Jose area and elsewhere, including a trip to the Glory Hole, DIY skate construction, "Godzilla Versus Mega Muska," and rollerblading soft target Li'l Chubbs gets a taste of peer pressure and bad influences from the band the Cliftons.
The latter association is made explicit in Heaven's Gate (all works 2004), whose video includes a flyover shot through a model city and into a miniature apartment where the camera zooms in on a tiny Macintosh computer screen (now congruent to the monitor itself) on which play three clips: a view of a doll's buttocks through a glory hole, a close-up crotch shot of a pornographic pinup, and finally the penetration of an artificial vagina by another camera that draws the viewer up to and through the surrogate body and then out the other side, ending with the prospect of the gallery and its occupants.
There was also a small office just off the kitchen, which became a bit of a glory hole and never seemed to be free of clutter.
There is a strong belief that the mineralization continues from the Crosby and Swiss Belle to the Glory Hole and Hayes.
The organizations to receive donations are the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Juneau Salvation Army, The Glory Hole Shelter, United Way of Southeast Alaska, the University of Alaska Southeast and Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation.
Glasgow: Mr Ben's, King Street: 0141 553 1936 The Glory Hole, Ruthven Lane: 0141 357 5662.
JQ: Somewhere between an iris shot and a glory hole.