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pinhole

[ pin-hohl ]
/ ˈpɪnˌhoʊl /
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noun
a small hole made by or as by a pin.
a hole for a pin to go through; tiny aperture.
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Origin of pinhole

First recorded in 1670–80; pin + hole
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How to use pinhole in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for pinhole

pinhole
/ (ˈpɪnˌhəʊl) /

noun
a small hole made with or as if with a pin
archery the exact centre of an archery target, in the middle of the gold zone
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