A hole in the drilling floor in which the Kelly joint is kept when it is not being used.
1. a hole in the rig floor, 30 to 35 feet (9 to 11 meters) deep, which is lined with casing that projects above the floor and into which the kelly and swivel are placed when hoisting operations are in progress. 2. a hole of a diameter smaller than the main hole and drilled in the bottom of the main hole. v: to reduce the size of the wellbore and drill ahead. ...
- a hole (as in the wall of a building) made by rats
- (informal) a small dirty uncomfortable room
- a hole (as in the wall of a building) made by rats 2. [n] - (informal) a small dirty uncomfortable roomFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=rathole
a small dirty uncomfortable roomFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=rathole
Rathole is slang for a disgusting, squalid place.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZR.HTM
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