pinhole

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noun pin·hole \ˈpin-ˌhōl\

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

First Known Use of pinhole

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PINHOLE Defined for English Language Learners

pinhole

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noun pin·hole \ˈpin-ˌhōl\

Definition of pinhole for English Language Learners

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



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