hell (def 1).
something that drains all one’s energy or resources.
A voracious and insatiable person: Mr P is a bottomless pit
An infinite resource of something
omething that drains all one’s resources or causes infinite trouble
a contract, of the nature of a mortgage, by which the owner of a ship borrows money to make a voyage, pledging the ship as security. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3 Various […]
the lowest or deepest part of anything, as distinguished from the top: the bottom of a hill; the bottom of a page. Synonyms: base, foot, pedestal. the under or lower side; underside: the bottom of a typewriter. the ground under any body of water: the bottom of the sea. Usually, bottoms. Also called bottom land. […]
noun the fine sediment deposited at the front of a growing delta
a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region. noun an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia in the Ruhr. Pop: 120 324 (2003 est)