Definition of pinhole
: a small hole made by, for, or as if by a pin
Examples of pinhole in a Sentence
The water was leaking through a pinhole in the pipe.
pinholes in a bedsheet will look like stars if you shine a light from behind it
Recent Examples of pinhole from the Web
Rows of pinholes are machined into each strip of aluminum, serving as pathways for sound coming from a set of dual front-facing speakers.
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First Known Use of pinhole
PINHOLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pinhole for English Language Learners
: a very small hole made by a pin or in some other way
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