- 1. The process of scouring holes in rock in stream beds or near the strand line by rapid rotation of trapped pebbles or cobbles; evorsion .2. (British.) See caving.
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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potholing — [[t]pɒ̱thoʊlɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Potholing is the leisure activity of going into underground caves and tunnels. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use spelunking) … English dictionary
potholing — pothole ► NOUN 1) a deep natural underground cave formed by the eroding action of water. 2) a hole in a road surface. ► VERB Brit. ▪ explore underground potholes as a pastime. DERIVATIVES potholed adjective potholer noun potholing noun … English terms dictionary
potholing — noun a form of caving involving the exploration of potholes See Also: potholer … Wiktionary
potholing — pot|hol|ing [ˈpɔtˌhəulıŋ US ˈpa:tˌhoul ] n [U] BrE the sport of climbing down ↑potholes and underground ↑caves = ↑caving >potholer n … Dictionary of contemporary English
potholing — n. (British) exploring of caves or pits … English contemporary dictionary
potholing — noun (U) the sport of climbing down inside holes under the ground pothole verb (I) potholer noun (C) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
potholing — UK [ˈpɒtˌhəʊlɪŋ] / US [ˈpɑtˌhoʊlɪŋ] noun [uncountable] British the sport of going into holes in mountains or underground Derived word: potholer noun countable Word forms potholer : singular potholer plural potholers … English dictionary
potholing — [ˈpɒtˌhəʊlɪŋ] noun [U] British the sport of going into holes in mountains or underground … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
potholing — /ˈpɒthoʊlɪŋ/ (say pothohling) noun the exploration of potholes and underground passages. –potholer, noun … Australian English dictionary
potholing — potˈholing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pot … Useful english dictionary