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posthole

[′pōst‚hōl]
(civil engineering)
A hole bored in the ground to hold a fence post.
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Outside Belize, Hansen and his team have excavated earthen floors overlying buried paleosols with postholes dug into bedrock at Nakbe in the El Mirador Basin, and the associated dates with this earliest occupation range from 1400 to 1000 BC ([38]: 55, Table 1).
No postholes were discovered during the excavation of these structures suggesting that they may have had simple reed quincha walls supported is a similar way to the walls of the structure in Unit 1.
Modern umus are normally covered by a fale to protect the ovens from rain; the posthole in Feature 4 may have been part of an analogous structure.
Postholes were prepared with 9-mm drills available in the post kit.
The feud over teaching evolution persists to this day; so part of any posthole we might dig must include immersion in contemporary affairs, with students examining personal beliefs about intelligent design, local control of curriculum, and circumstances where the issue has most recently flared.
When it passed my father's inspection, we began, with the help of our posthole digger, to dig the actual well.
Using a stick that has been cut to the same length as the fencing panels, mark off the centre of the next posthole from the first.
At the time of the power pack launch, Atlas Copco also announced a flurry of new hydraulic-powered hand tools including the LHD 23 M rock drill, two post divers, two ground rod drivers, the LPP 10 HD post puller, LPHD handheld posthole borer, a full line of handheld breakers, two cutoff saws, four low vibration core drills, LWP 2 submersible water pump and the LTP 3 submersible trash pump.
So all we need there is a small one-foot by one-foot hole that can be dug with a posthole digger.
Break apart small sections, then excavate using a shovel or posthole excavator.
This price includes either a surface-mount pedestal (mounts onto concrete using four Hilti[R] bolts) or a direct burial pedestal (that can be set using two bags of ready-mix concrete and a posthole digger).
We mainly used a posthole digger and pike to break up the earth prior to digging with an e-tool or shovel.