In The Hole

Business / Finance / In The Hole: Means that a dealer has a wire receipt for securities, indicating that effective delivery on them has been made.

Other Words for Hole

Hole Noun Synonyms: cavity, pit, hollow, excavation, burrow, crater, cavern, cave, recess, niche, nook, pocket, depression, indentation, dent, impression

Other Words for The

The Adjective Synonyms: drama, the stage, dramaturgy, dramatic or Thespian or histrionic art(s), the boards, show business, showbiz


Entertainment / Golf / Holed: (also 'hole(d) out') when the ball goes in the hole (as of 2008 the entire ball must be at rest below the level of the lip) MORE

Open Hole Inspection

Business / Construction / Open Hole Inspection: When an engineer (or municipal inspector) inspects the open excavation and examines the earth to determine the type of foundation (caisson, footer, wall on ground, etc.) That should be installed in th MORE

Inside The Leather

Entertainment / Golf / Inside The Leather: Closer to the hole than the length of the putter (from the head to where the grip begins), archaic: putters used to be of uniform length and the shortest club in the bag, and grips used to be made of MORE


Science / Chemistry / Paraffin: 1. A waxy substance that is a mixture of alkanes with chains containing 18 to 36 carbon atoms. 2. An alkane. MORE

Parallax Inequality

Science / Tides and Currents / Parallax Inequality: The variation in the range of tide or in the speed of a tidal current due to changes in the distance of the Moon from the Earth. The range of tide and speed of the current tend alternately to increase MORE

Paper, Building

Business / Construction / Paper, Building: A general term for papers, felts, and similar sheet materials used in buildings without reference to their properties or uses. Generally comes in long rolls. MORE