potholer


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Noun1.potholer - a person who explores cavespotholer - a person who explores caves    
explorer, adventurer - someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
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Translations

potholer

[ˈpɒthəʊləʳ] N (Brit) → espeleólogo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

potholer

[ˈpɒthəʊlər] n (British)spéléologue m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

potholer

[ˈpɒtˌhəʊləʳ] n (Brit) → speleologo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
A potholer abseils down Potholers explore Gaping Gill, the largest cavern in Britain DANNY LAWSON
A potholer is winched into Gaping Gill, the largest cavern in Britain, situated in Yorkshire Dales National Park
The expert potholer had once helped John gain access to another cave.
He does a fairly good job of upping the tension and delivering pretty much more of the same in terms of chills and thrills as potholer Sarah returns to the unchartered Appalachian cave network with a team of rescuers in tow.
In 1967, Philippa Foot (who ultimately rejects the principle) put forward the infamous case of the "fat potholer." (104) An overweight spelunker, leading an expedition out of a cave, gets caught in its mouth, facing his fellow spelunkers.
Dave Nixon, a local potholer and leading underground explorer, discovered the cave after finding an account by an obscure 18th century academic in a university library.
Merseyside potholer Richard Oglethorpe, of Garston, was recovering after a caving accident had left him trapped underground for more than six hours.
Two doctors - one an RAF flight lieutenant who spent many hours helping the rescue teams - confirmed Moss' death and ended a 44-hour ordeal for hundreds of rescue workers who had tried to release the trapped potholer from his narrow rock prison.
Correction: the kind of cleavage a potholer could get lost in.
One potholer made her way out of the cave to alert the emergency services while two others remained close to their trapped colleague maintaining communication at all times.