hole up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hole up sleep during winter "Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves"
    • v hole up score a hole in one
    • v hole up remain secluded or in hiding "He is writing his book and is holing up in his study"
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Quotations

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    “Taxes and golf are alike, you drive your heart out for the green, and then end up in the hole.”

Usage

In literature:

Izzy could only have meant that they were going to hole up in Mother Corey's old Chicken Coop.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
He'll set up a knot hole an' drag ye livin' through it.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
No body was there, nor did he find any for the full distance up and down the dismal hole.
"The Boy Land Boomer" by Ralph Bonehill
He does not avoid human dwellings, and he may often be seen, heavy and motionless, rolled up before his hole.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
Wants some larning, boys, when tide's low, and the rocks are bobbing up and down ready to make holes in the bottom.
"Cormorant Crag" by George Manville Fenn
Get up through that hole on to the woodwork.
"Mother Carey's Chicken" by George Manville Fenn
There's one of his holes in there, and the hunt is nearly up.
"Fitz the Filibuster" by George Manville Fenn
You don't know what holes you may get into up the river.
"Old Gold" by George Manville Fenn
She has been blowing up the copper hole to make the fire draw.
"The Weathercock" by George Manville Fenn
There had been a drain or a hole left for some purpose, carelessly filled up.
"The Woodcutter of Gutech" by W.H.G. Kingston
Tiring of this in a few minutes, it dived, and the natives ran to the edge of the hole to be ready when it should come up again.
"The Walrus Hunters" by R.M. Ballantyne
Half way down it, I looked up and saw the hole at the top like a large white star.
"Personal Reminiscences in Book Making" by R.M. Ballantyne
Next mornin' we holed up.
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
No, Jack, they've got us holed up.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
Let's light out for the cap-rock an' hole up for a coupla days.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
Songbird went into one hole up to his waist and poor Hans disappeared entirely.
"The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle" by Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
Boring holes up to one-quarter inch diameter through thick glass (say over one-eighth inch), or rather larger holes through thin glass.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Did you find any of it in that hole up there?
"The Boys of Crawford's Basin" by Sidford F. Hamp
He ran up and rearranged the rotted boards, so they completely covered the hole.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
And then the bull-frog, he went down, down, down into the hole And then father, he went up, up, up, way into the sky!
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
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In poetry:

At the hole where he went in
Red-Eye called to Wrinkle-Skin.
Hear what little Red-Eye saith:
"Nag, come up and dance with death! "
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling
Soon "on the rocks" —with holes in his socks —
But too proud to ask for a loan —
In counting his master's money up
He gets it mixed with his own.
"The Prodigal Son (or The Morning After!)" by T W Connor
M was a merry old Mole,
Who would snooze all the day in his hole,
Then--all night, a-rootin'
Around and galootin'--
He'd sing "Johnny, Fill up the Bowl!"
"Billy's Alphabetical Animal Show" by James Whitcomb Riley
Then the Manager spoke through his megaphone
And said " You can like it or lump it,"
Somebody threw a dollop of mud
And stopped up the hole in his trumpet!
"One Over The Eight (Football Score!)" by T W Connor
"And, looking up, a tiny hole
Was melted with his breath;
Where-through a bit of God's blue sky
Was smiling on him like an Eye;
A living eye with a loving soul
Shone in that face of death!
"A Winter's Tale For The Little Ones." by Gerald Massey
They're the sinew, and the brawn of fighting craft;
They are everything that goes to make up men.
But in the stoke-holes of our cruisers,
They are generally the losers,
When the hero stuff is dripping from the pen.
"The Fire-Room Crew" by Burt Franklin Jenness

In news:

McAfee holed up in a Miami hotel.
Anti-virus software founder John McAfee holed up in Miami after deportation from Guatemala .
TOULOUSE, France (AP) – Three explosions were heard near an apartment building in southwest France where a suspected gunman who boasted of shooting seven victims in an al-Qaeda-linked terror spree is holed up.
Sidewalk hole waits to trip up a crowd outside the ACC.
How to patch up a hole -in-the-wall living space.
A week ago I flew to Tucson, Ariz. Now I'm in Hong Kong , holed up in the club room on the 116th floor of the world's tallest hotel.
We walked up and couldn't find it and then my friend said 'someone has had a hole in one '.
John McAfee, anti-virus software founder, holed up in Miami after deportation from Guatemala.
Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon is holed up in the hospital in Aspen, Colorado with kidney failure .
Kelley needed 22 holes to eliminate Mark Farrell 1 up in the other semifinal.
"In proper match play you would only win the hole, but in this format I've picked up two shots on Tiger and it's help me win the match.".
Lebanese security forces stormed a building in the capital Beirut following a shootout during the night with a man holed up inside a flat, an AFP correspondent at the site said.
South Adams turned in its best nine-hole performance of the young golf season Tuesday night with three other ACAC teams in an outing at Grey Goose in Decatur and was rewarded with a runner-up finish.
PEBBLE BEACH _ Whitney High?s Kelsey Ulep and Champions Tour professional Craig Stadler teamed up to shoot 17 under in three rounds (54 holes) for fifth place in the 2012 First Tee.
Authorities were alerted to a man who holed himself up in a condominium at the Meadow North Condominiums late Sunday morning on Meadow Road near Central Expressway.
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In science:

Up to now, we have considered polygons, which are hole-free (simply connected) domains on which one knows how to define a consistent height function, an essential ingredient of Section 3.
An algorithm to generate exactly once every tiling with lozenges of a domain
By spin up/spin down or particle/hole symmetry, the critical density of the latticegas model equals to 0.5 regardless of, either the structure of the lattice, or the dimension of the configurational space.
Clusters in Simple Fluids
This is an introduction into the problem of how to set up black hole initialdata for the matter-free field equations of General Relativi ty.
Close encounters of black holes
In summary, we see that the problem of setting up initial data for two black holes of given individual mass and given separation has no unique answer.
Close encounters of black holes
The hypothesis we want to test runs as follows: opening up the attractor into a repellor is achieved by punching holes into the support of the attractor.
Lifetimes of noisy repellors
If this is slightly more likely for electrons than holes, then an excess population of holes will build up near the laser excitation spot.
Moving Beyond a Simple Model of Luminescence Rings in Quantum Well Structures
Warm up: the Schwarzschild and the AdS2 black hole case It seems that we need to analyze 3 coordinates (t, x, r) to understand this Penrose diagram.
Gluon scattering in ${\cal N}=4$ Super Yang-Mills at finite temperature
In the simulation without black hole, the galaxy ends up with a visual appearance and a Sersic index (n ≃ 2.5) consistent with those of an elliptical galaxy.
Is AGN feedback necessary to form red elliptical galaxies?
We show that simpl – unlike the standard power law – teamed up with diskbb (the standard model of disk accretion) gives results for the inner-disk radius that are unaffected by strong Comptonization, a result of great importance for the determination of black hole spin via the continuum-fitting method.
A Simple Comptonization Model
Figure 6: a) Resolution as function of drift distance up to 26 cm. c) Distribution of reconstructed cluster centroids revealing the discreteness of the GEM hole pattern.
A TPC with Triple-GEM Gas Amplification and TimePix Readout
In fact, once the answer is known, it seems fairly easy to come up with very imaginative derivations of the result. A crucial new dimension is added to this problem when we study horizons which are not associated with black holes.
Thermodynamical Aspects of Gravity: New insights
This result connects up with several classical features of black holes.
Thermodynamical Aspects of Gravity: New insights
If one chooses SO(3) as the gauge group, then one can connect up the frequency of quanta emitted by a black hole when the area changes by one quantum in LQG with the quasi normal mode frequency [103, 104].
Thermodynamical Aspects of Gravity: New insights
The luminosity function is important since it encodes information about the build-up of supermassive black holes and gives the hard ionizing radiation output of the quasar population.
The Canada-France High-z Quasar Survey: nine new quasars and the luminosity function at redshift 6
However, we caution that if the bright end of the luminosity function steepens at high redshift, due for example to the lack of time available for the build-up of the required mass black holes, then this would reverse the situation.
The Canada-France High-z Quasar Survey: nine new quasars and the luminosity function at redshift 6
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