Meaning of POTHOLE in English


n. & v.

n. 1 Geol. a deep hole or system of caves and underground river-beds formed by the erosion of rock esp. by the action of water. 2 a deep hole in the ground or a river-bed. 3 a hole in a road surface caused by wear or subsidence.

v.intr. Brit. explore potholes. potholer n. potholing n.

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