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    Definition of holing in English Dictionary

  • NounBFholePLholesPREhol-SUF-ing
    1. (mining) undercutting in a bed of coal in order to bring down the upper mass.
    2. VerbBFholeSGholesPT, PPholed
      1. present participle of hole.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The sink is blocked, put a rod down the plug hole and shuggle it about.
          • Bridge scour may scoop out scour holes and compromise the integrity of the bridge.
          • A whirlpool is an instance of a vortex produced by ocean tides, or by a hole underneath where the water would drain out, such as in a bathtub.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Eggcrates are carefully aligned at specific locations by adjusting the location of each radially with corresponding tube holes.
          • The rescue team managed to suppress the flow of oil by blasting the drilling hole.
          • I should have walked away from the casino when my luck went south, but I stayed and ended up in the hole.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ing
          • Nouns
            • Nouns with unknown or uncertain plurals
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            1. en holing up
            2. en holing out
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of holing for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "holing" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a nouns with unknown or uncertain plural. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
            Definiteness: Level 1
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