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pinhole

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noun pin·hole \-ˌhōl\

Simple Definition of pinhole

  • : a very small hole made by a pin or in some other way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pinhole

  1. :  a small hole made by, for, or as if by a pin

Examples of pinhole in a sentence

  1. The water was leaking through a pinhole in the pipe.

  2. <pinholes in a bedsheet will look like stars if you shine a light from behind it>



1612

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1612


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