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pinhole Line breaks: pin|hole
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪnhəʊl/

Definition of pinhole in English:


A very small hole.
Example sentences
  • The peephole was slightly larger than a pinhole, but you get the idea.
  • He then looked at Venus at night through the pinhole until the ‘star’ filled the hole.
  • Tape the foil over the hole in the bottom of the canister, so the pinhole is centered.

Words that rhyme with pinhole

sinkhole • cubbyhole
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