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pin·hole

 (pĭn′hōl′)
n.
A tiny puncture made by or as if by a pin.

pinhole

(ˈpɪnˌhəʊl)
n
1. a small hole made with or as if with a pin
2. (Archery) archery the exact centre of an archery target, in the middle of the gold zone

pin•hole

(ˈpɪnˌhoʊl)

n.
1. a small hole made by or as if by a pin.
2. a hole for a pin to go through; tiny aperture.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinhole - a small puncture that might have been made by a pinpinhole - a small puncture that might have been made by a pin
puncture - a small hole made by a sharp object
Translations
ثَقْب صَغير
malá dírka
knappenåls-knappenålshul
tûhegynyi lyuk
nálargat
malá dierka
iğne deliği

pinhole

[ˈpɪnhəʊl]
A. Nagujero m de alfiler
B. CPD pinhole camera Ncámara f de agujero de alfiler

pinhole

[ˈpɪnhəʊl] ntrou m d'épingle

pin

(pin) noun
1. a short, thin, pointed piece of metal used eg to hold pieces of fabric, paper etc together, especially when making clothes. The papers are fastened together by a pin.
2. a similar but more ornamental object. a hat-pin.
verbpast tense, past participle pinned
1. to fasten with a pin. She pinned the material together.
2. to hold by pressing against something. The fallen tree pinned him to the ground.
ˈpincushion noun
a small cushion or similar object into which pins are pushed for keeping.
ˈpinhole noun
a hole made by a pin. A pinhole camera does not need a lens.
ˈpinpoint verb
to place or show very exactly. He pinpointed the position on the map.
ˈpin-up noun
1. a picture of an attractive girl (or man), often pinned on a wall. He has dozens of pin-ups in his room; (also adjective) a pin-up girl.
2. the girl (or man). She's the favourite pin-up of the soldiers.
pin down
to make (someone) give a definite answer, statement, opinion or promise. I can't pin him down to a definite date for his arrival.
pins and needles
a tingling feeling in one's hands, arms, feet or legs. I've got pins and needles in my arm.