Definition of dry hole in English:
A well drilled for oil or gas but yielding none.
- This is a Texas oilman who seemed to drill nothing but dry holes.
- It is very easy to drill dry holes and the only guarantee we have is that we will experience failures.
- But Shell withdrew from exploration, because for 2 years it had drilled nothing but dry holes.
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