mouse hole

mouse hole

[′mau̇s ‚hōl]
(petroleum engineering)
A drill hole under the derrick floor cased with a suspended drill pipe, to be connected later on the drill string.
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The hound began his hunt on the trail of a magnificent stag and ended up watching a mouse hole!
His mouse neighbours aren't very friendly unless he's crying sweet juicy tears and what makes it worse is he can't squeeze through their mouse hole to try to get to know them.
People can take photos using trick-art and optical illusion ndash they can float in the air, crawl out of a crack in the ground, hide in a mouse hole from a cat or sit under the water.It is not about reality but a clever combination of colour, mirrors, angles, shadow perspective and the right position of the photographer.
At the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics, lab workers passed samples through a "mouse hole" to an adjacent room and got them back "clean" -- but only for athletes on a special "state programme" list.
Rodchenkov had spoken of a clandestine night-time operation in which he said staff secretly took urine samples from the lab via a "mouse hole" cut into a wall, and replaced them with clean samples taken from the same athlete months earlier and sometimes manipulated.
Yel and Mayen, who also hail from President Kiir's home state of Warrap, were also suspended a year before due to earlier loss of millions of dollars and South Sudanese pounds alleged to have been stolen from a mouse hole where the money was kept in the President's office.
Tenders are invited for Sanitary Materials Lame, Mouse Hole, Vacutainer Needles, Paper, Spatulas, Lancets, Etc.
Or like a cat watching a mouse hole, be constantly alert, knowing that one glance elsewhere could mean the loss of the mouse.
Neighbour Hu Ling said: "I saw Li with a big bag of food and crumbs and followed her as she went to every mouse hole and left a pile outside.
The Adventures of Little Mouse (Life Outside the Mouse Hole)
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