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  • n. Alternative spelling of pinhole.


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  • Her eyes, of pin-hole tininess, were blackest black.


  • * She plays instruments, spins the vinyl, raps, juggles, makes origami, rides a unicycle, and makes pin-hole cameras out of watermelons.

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  • A fellow prisoner of war, a man named Tom Moe of Lancaster, Ohio, recalls looking through a pin-hole in his cell door as Lieutenant Commander John McCain was led down the hallway, by the guards, day after day.

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  • A pin-hole camera...a sealed box with a pinhole on one end and photographic paper on the inside.

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  • During university we were sent into the lab to make and load a pin-hole camera, then out on campus to take photos – it was amazing what we did.

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  • And they completely lack fleshy ears and have little pin-hole eyes.

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  • The fisheye perhaps obviously would have diverging lines at the edges of the large paper, as it got very far from the pin-hole.

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  • A pin-hole camera would work the same way, just with a fisheye lens corresponding to a large sheet of paper at the back to capture the image, and a long lens corresponding to a small sheet.

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  • In the US, I've read, it will only be visible the first two hours after sunrise - you'll literally need to look at the sun to see a dark speck on it, so either use VERY good eye protection or do the pin-hole camera thing.


  • He invented the first pin-hole camera after noticing the way light came through a hole in window shutters.

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