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plughole

[′pləg‚hōl]
(mining engineering)
A passageway left open while an old portion of a mine is sealed off, to help maintain normal ventilation; it is sealed when the work is finished.
A hole for an explosive charge or for a bolt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Plughole Planters product offering has since been expanded to utilise discarded acrylic shower trays and sinks, giving a varied choice to customers who can now purchase planters, beer chillers, ponds, fountains, outdoor dog washers, children's sandpits and even mini-greenhouses/cloches.
Caption: Ceal Floyer, Plughole, 2017, video projection, color, sound, 3 minutes 53 seconds.
His stage wife will be played by Jill Dellow, who lives in Gateshead and who said: " I play the manic wife but I have never been upstaged by a bath before and I'll have make sure it doesn't steal the show." Mr Mortimer said: "The Plughole recounts the bizarre happenings after the character Gravity gets his toe stuck in the bath plughole.
"He kept saying the plughole was biting him, probably because it was pinching.
"Our research suggests that exercise works at the 'plughole' end of the process, increasing the body's ability to break down the fats faster.
But that wasn't the end of Ozzy's ordeal as the plughole was still stuck to his paw.
A: The well-known `fact' that water swirls down the plughole in London in an opposite direction to plugholes in Sydney is a myth.
What I like about SLAM is that if you apply it down your bathroom plughole, it dissolves hair and soap, kills smells and germs and increases the drainage rate through the plughole.
If the moderate Sunni and Shia in Iraq do not get together and form an accord they are all - including Iraq - going down the plughole and could take the rest of humanity with them.
IZZY the hamster went exploring the pipes in her owner's home - and popped up in a neighbour's PLUGHOLE.
While Charity's got her head down the plughole, elsewhere in tonight's hour-long instalment, Valerie's still sticking her own head in the sand about getting tested for HIV.
Robbie, who lives in Heaton, Newcastle, has taken the plunge by starring in The Plughole (Life Goes Down the Drain).