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1. A drilled hole in which an explosive charge is placed before detonation.
2. A small hole in bark, leaves, fruit, or another plant part caused by an insect or a disease.
(Mining & Quarrying) a drilled hole into which explosive is put for blasting
a condition in plants in which small, rounded spots drop out of the leaves, appearing as if the leaves were riddled by shot, resulting from infection or injury.
a hole drilled in rock, coal, ore, etc., to hold explosives used in blasting.