top-hole


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top-hole

(tŏp′hōl′)
adj. Chiefly British
First-rate; excellent.
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top-hole

interj, adj
excellent; splendid
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top′-hole′



adj. Brit.
first-rate.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.top-hole - excellenttop-hole - excellent; best possible    
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
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If the festive board doesn't groan under a new regiment of challenge cups, it will be no fault of theirs, and old Guillemard will have to do them top-hole all.
Energean will batch drill the top-hole sections of the wells, which will allow significant operational efficiencies and cost savings.
The company's 2018 proved undeveloped reserves totaled 10.3 Tcfe - in-line with the previous year; however, with 14% fewer top-hole locations driven by longer laterals, resulting in significant fixed-cost savings.
The oil and gas drilling in Pate Island was scheduled to begin in June 2017 but it was delayed due to technical and financial issues.DRILLING RISpeaking to the Nation on Friday, Zarara Country Manager Peter Nduru said the company has already contracted a top-hole drilling rig from Drilling Spares and Services Limited, an experienced Kenyan drilling company, to drill and run a 20-inch casing for both Pate-2 and Pate-3 wells to 300 meters.
However, with Ravichandran Ashwin dismissing Quinton de Kock for a duck and Hardik Pandya chipping in with his top-hole fielding skills, the home team lost three quick wickets for just 23 runs.
From the bit of the menu called "small plates" (I bet they didn't call them that in Victorian times/the 1920s/whenever) lobster tacos were pretty top-hole, crisp corn shell giving way to sweet shellfish, lettuce, tomato and a punchy Marie Rose sauce.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Texas Keane Group provides hydraulic fracturing, wireline and top-hole air drilling services to the oil and gas industry across projects in the Marcellus/Utica, Permian and Bakken basins.
This light-hearted romp is delightfully witty, packed with puns and boasts a few phrases that Wodehouse himself would have deemed top-hole. Splendid stuff.
In the recent campaign, five Gemini Plugs were installed in a Middle East well for over a month while the operator conducted top-hole workover operations.