rathole

rathole

1. ответвление ствола скважины
2. пилотная часть ствола скважины Kelly's rathole крысиная нора

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Rathole — may refer to: * removing chips inappropriately from the table in poker * an audio file archiving tool in Soundfont * a jingle on the show MacBreak Weeklyee also* Rathole tunnel …   Wikipedia

  • rathole — also rat hole, 1812 in figurative sense of nasty, messy place; RAT (Cf. rat) + HOLE (Cf. hole) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rathole — noun 1. a hole (as in the wall of a building) made by rats (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑hole 2. a small dirty uncomfortable room • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑room * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • rathole — /rat hohl /, n. 1. a hole made by a rat, as into a room, barn, etc.: The first chore in the old building is to plug up the ratholes. 2. the burrow or shelter of a rat. 3. any small and uncomfortable room, office, apartment, etc., esp. one that is …   Universalium

  • rathole — n a disgusting, squalid place. A fashiona ble expression of distaste in the later 1980s. In 1987 the college lecturers union NATFHE condemned Thatcher s rathole Britain in a press handout …   Contemporary slang

  • rathole — 1. noun a) An entrance to a living area or passageway used by mice or rats. b) A living area used by mice or rats. 2. verb a) to hoard. b) to take a conversation …   Wiktionary

  • rathole — n. hole made by a rat; rat s burrow, shelter of a rat; small messy and uncomfortable room (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rathole — noun N. Amer. informal a cramped or squalid room or building …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rathole tunnel — Rathole tunnels are railway tunnels where fumes from locomotives make passage through the tunnel unpleasantFact|date=February 2007. OverviewRathole tunnels are characterized by being long, steeply graded, narrow bores (often with single tracks).… …   Wikipedia

  • rathole tunnel — noun a railway tunnel prone to excess fumes, generally because of a combination of straining locomotives and poor ventilation …   Wiktionary

  • rat-hole — ▪ I. ˈrat hole, n. [rat n.1 7.] 1. A hole used by a rat for passage or abode. Also fig., a cramped or squalid building, room, or the like; a refuge or hiding place. Also attrib. H. & J. Smith Rej. Addr., Hampsh. Farmer s Addr. (1833) 32 Who… …   Useful english dictionary

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