HyperDic: kettle_hole

English > 1 sense of the expression kettle hole:
NOUNobjectkettle hole, kettle(geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits
English > kettle hole: 1 sense > noun 1, object
Meaning(geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits.
Synonymkettle
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Broaderhole, hollowA depression hollowed out of solid matter

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