glory hole


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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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The process begins with the heating of the tools in the glory hole. Next, the first gather is taken from the molten crucible.
Installed at the height of a glory hole in a real darkroom meant to be used for anonymous sex, and with barely any light on it, Drain took on the aura of something dangerous or, perhaps, exciting.
The primary crushing station levels and the glory hole collar will be lowered progressively as the granite is extracted.
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. The structure stayed in place for the duration of the exhibition, encouraging visitors to imagine the various ways this now-unoccupied set might have been or could be put to use.
This mag's got what every mag wishes it had: A trip to the Glory Hole. If you Google it, you'll probably not get it (unless you include skate), but suffice to say, it's not that kind of glory hole.
Some of my favourites include Handbags and Glad Rags, the Glory Hole and Starry Starry Night.
It's my sanctuary - my glory hole. I have a little fold-down bed and if the family are staying then I'll just sleep on that.
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.
We did the legwork, saw the "glory hole," and truly pioneered our way through the jungle to skate that thing, with pictures to prove it.