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[Probably from chuck.]
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(Physical Geography) US a pothole
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a hole in a road; pothole.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chuckhole - a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)chuckhole - a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)
hollow, hole - a depression hollowed out of solid matter
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Meals were pushed through a thin slot in the cell's steel door, unappetizingly dubbed the "chuckhole."
Small newspapers that are most likely to survive by changing demographics, economic pressures, and nearby metros' zoned editions are those that include people-oriented, location-specific news about such things as who won ribbons at the county fair, or when the city's going to fix that big chuckhole on Main Street.
Exhibit 1 illustrates an example of how traditional cost information for snow removal and chuckhole patching are detailed to the activity level using an ABC model.