follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

downhole

[doun-hohl] /ˈdaʊnˌhoʊl/
noun
1.
a hole dug or drilled downward, as in a mine or a petroleum or gas well.
adjective
2.
occurring or situated in such a hole.
Origin
down1 + hole
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for down hole

downhole

/ˈdaʊnˌhəʊl/
adjective
1.
(in the oil industry) denoting any piece of equipment that is used in the well itself
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for downhole

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for down

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends