hole out

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1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit: dug a hole in the ground with a shovel.
a. An opening or perforation: a hole in the clouds; had a hole in the elbow of my sweater.
b. Sports An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
c. A fault or flaw: There are holes in your argument.
3. A deep place in a body of water.
4. An animal's hollowed-out habitation, such as a burrow.
5. An ugly, squalid, or depressing dwelling.
6. A deep or isolated place of confinement; a dungeon.
7. An awkward situation; a predicament.
8. Sports
a. The small pit lined with a cup into which a golf ball must be hit.
b. One of the divisions of a golf course, from tee to cup.
9. Physics A vacant position in an atom left by the absence of a valence electron, especially a position in a semiconductor that acts as a carrier of positive electric charge. Also called electron hole.
v. holed, hol·ing, holes
1. To put a hole in.
2. To put or propel into a hole.
To make a hole in something.
Phrasal Verbs:
hole out Sports
To hit a golf ball into the hole.
hole up
1. To hibernate in or as if in a hole.
2. Informal To take refuge in or as if in a hideout.
in the hole
1. Having a score below zero.
2. In debt.
3. At a disadvantage.

[Middle English, from Old English hol; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]
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Verb1.hole out - hit the ball into the hole
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
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يَضرِب الكُرَة في حُفْرَة الغولف
zahrát míček do jamky
få i hul
slá golfkúlu í holu
vurup çukura sokmak

w>hole out

vi (Golf) → ein Loch spielen; to hole out in oneein Hole-in-One spielen
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(həul) noun
1. an opening or gap in or through something. a hole in the fence; holes in my socks.
2. a hollow in something solid. a hole in my tooth; Many animals live in holes in the ground.
3. (in golf) (the point scored by the player who takes the fewest strokes to hit his ball over) any one of the usually eighteen sections of the golf course between the tees and the holes in the middle of the greens. He won by two holes; We played nine holes.
1. to make a hole in. The ship was badly holed when it hit the rock.
2. to hit (a ball etc) into a hole. The golfer holed his ball from twelve metres away.
hole out verb
to hit a golfball into a hole.
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