Dictionary:Dry hole

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1. A well judged to be incapable of producing oil, gas, or geothermal fluids in economic quantities. Operations on such a hole are terminated by its being ‘‘plugged and abandoned’’ (abbreviated P&A) instead of being ‘‘completed.’’ 2. Any unprofitable exploration venture.