knothole


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knot·hole

 (nŏt′hōl′)
n.
A hole in a piece of lumber where a knot has dropped out or been removed.
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knothole

(ˈnɒtˌhəʊl)
n
a hole in a piece of wood where a knot has been
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knot•hole

(ˈnɒtˌhoʊl)

n.
a hole in a board or plank formed by the falling out of a knot or a portion of a knot.
[1720–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knothole - a hole in a board where a knot came out
hole - an opening into or through something
plank, board - a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
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Translations

knothole

[ˈnɒthəʊl] Nagujero m (que deja un nudo en la madera)
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knothole

n (in timber) → Astloch nt
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