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  1. pothole

    • IPA[ˈpɒthəʊl]

    英式

    • n.
      a deep natural underground cave formed by the erosion of rock, especially by the action of water.;a deep circular hole in a riverbed formed by the erosion of the rock by the rotation of stones in an eddy.
    • v.
      produce potholes in (the ground);explore underground caves as a pastime
    • verb: pothole, 3rd person present: potholes, gerund or present participle: potholing, past tense: potholed, past participle: potholed

    • noun: pothole, plural noun: potholes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a deep natural underground cave formed by the erosion of rock, especially by the action of water.
    • a deep circular hole in a riverbed formed by the erosion of the rock by the rotation of stones in an eddy.
    • North American a pond formed by a natural hollow in the ground in which water has collected upstream were potholes from the recent rains where a pair of herons stood
    • 2. a depression or hollow in a road surface caused by wear or subsidence he drove very cautiously over the potholes in the road

    動詞

    • 1. produce potholes in (the ground) the road is being torn up and potholed by passing trucks
    • 2. British explore underground caves as a pastime my mother and father met while they were potholing
    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[ˈpätˌhōl]

    美式

    • n.
      a deep natural underground cavity formed by the erosion of rock, especially by the action of water.
    • v.
      produce potholes in (the ground): the road is being torn up and potholed by passing trucks

    Oxford American Dictionary