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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ket′tle hole`(n.)

  1. a deep, kettle-shaped depression in glacial drift.

    Category: Geology

  2. Category: Geology

    Ref: pothole (def. 2). 3

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kettle hole, kettle(noun)

    (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits


  1. kettle hole(Noun)

    A depression in the ground occurring as the result of a large block of ice getting buried by glacial outwash and subsequent melting of it.


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