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
Fermilab spokeswoman Deb Sebastian said a 400-gallon tank with sulfuric acid for water treatment sprang a pinhole-sized leak Monday around 2:30 p.m.
The camera that caught Alzahab’s eye is indeed a curiosity: 30 pounds of copper, titanium, steel, gold and other metals welded together into a box that makes pictures by admitting only a pinhole of light.
At one point renamed the Georgia Mae, the boat developed pinholes in its hull from tiny fires sparked by faulty wiring.
In 2013, a resident of Alberta, Canada — several hundred miles south of Fairbanks but still in a high latitude — took this pinhole camera photograph of the sun’s path throughout the year, and shared it with the astronomy website EarthSky.
Figures are airtight yet textureless, with eyes like pinholes.
Officers found pinhole cameras that recorded unsuspecting customers’ typing their PIN numbers.
Police said small plastic pieces that have a pinhole near the keypad could be a camera.
An instrusive moisture meter is more effective, but will leave two pinholes in your wood.
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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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