rathole


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rathole

1. n. a run-down place; a dump or a joint. I refuse to live in this rathole any longer.
2. n. a bottomless pit. (Typically with throw and down as in the examples.) Why do they keep throwing money down that rathole?
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For a funnel flow bin to operate reliably without ratholing, the outlet diameter must be greater than the critical rathole diameter, determined from appropriate shear tests (3), (4.
High cohesive strength may result in the formation of a stable rathole.
HOUSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Energy Services is one of the largest rathole service providers in the U.
We've been pouring money down the Iraq rathole long enough, and it is past time that we realize a repayment.
But when it's business as usual, (they see it as) throwing money down a rathole.
1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Energy Services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Koda Rathole, LLC which was made official on January 31st, 2011.
Seventeen million dollars and more went down the rathole with Mayor Kitty Piercy and his vote on that decision.
For a change, the money should be returned to the people who actually lost it due to these criminals' actions instead of the usual: Ggovernment getting the money, where it promptly goes down the rathole.
The sale of our coiled tubing business allows Express Energy Services to redeploy capital into core service lines, such as casing handling, rathole drilling, well testing, wireline and offshore plug and abandonment operations," said Darron Anderson, chief executive officer.
The rathole down which money is flowing will become a sinkhole.
Pemberton has already completed lease construction, rathole and mousehole on 6-15 drill location.
Twelve million dollars is about to go down the rathole, and yes, I am mad.
It's a rathole and it should be demolished,''' Frank De Pietro said.
Additionally, as a result of the discovery on well number 10-15-82-3 W6M the operator has begun and drilling both the rathole and the mouse hole on our 6-15-10-82-3 W6M well location.
Pouring more billions down this rathole (now estimated at $10 billion per month) and subjecting our troops to continued violence and death in pursuit of some vague concept of bringing democracy to Iraq is the worst form of cynicism imaginable.