from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tiny puncture made by or as if by a pin.
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- n. A small hole, of a size that could have been made by a pin
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small hole made by the puncture or perforation of a pin; hence, any very small aperture.
- n. A minute perforation or transparency, as if made with the point of a pin, of which great numbers sometimes appear in the film of a photographic negative from some chemical defect or fault in manipulation.
- n. In archery, the exact center of the target. Hits in the gold are measured by their distance from the pinhole. Compare pin, n., 2 .
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- n. a small puncture that might have been made by a pin
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