Meaning of POTHOLE in English
/pot"hohl'/ , n.
1. a deep hole; pit.
2. a hole formed in pavement, as by excessive use or by extremes of weather.
3. a more or less cylindrical hole formed in rock by the grinding action of the detrital material in eddying water.
4. a cave opening vertically from the ground surface.
[ 1820-30; POT 1 + HOLE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012