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Definition of "holes" []

  • An area hollowed out in a solid (noun)
  • An opening made in or through something (noun)
  • An animal's hiding place or burrow (noun)
  • An unattractive place, such as a town or a dwelling (noun)
  • A cell or dungeon (noun)
  • A small anchorage (noun)
  • A fault (esp in the phrase pick holes in) (noun)
  • A difficult and embarrassing situation (noun)
  • The cavity in various games into which the ball must be thrust (noun)
  • The cup on each of the greens (noun)
  • Each of the divisions of a course (usually 18) represented by the distance between the tee and a green (noun)
  • The score made in striking the ball from the tee into the hole (noun)
  • A vacancy in a nearly full band of quantum states of electrons in a semiconductor or an insulator. Under the action of an electric field holes behave as carriers of positive charge (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A vacancy in the nearly full continuum of quantum states of negative energy of fermions. A hole appears as the antiparticle of the fermion (noun)
  • To make a hole or holes in (something) (verb)
  • To hit (the ball) into the hole (verb)
  • Plural form of hole. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hole. (verb)

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Use "holes" in a sentence
  • "*luks in udder room — hmmm whats dis lump ub tape wif two holes innit … *luks inna holes* eww — dose are nose holes …"
  • "Every one of the expression holes above results in a property being evaluated."
  • "I am going to put a reservoir in the front and the way you covered up the holes is a great idea."